A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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Jun 26, 2016
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Changing oil was him hugging me

My dad was not a touchy feely kinda guy. But, every time I left to return to college, I would find that my beat up Peugeot had changed oil, topped off fluids, good belts and proper tire inflation.

We had a gas pump on the farm and my car would always have a full tank. In winter, the trunk had a...
 

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