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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Mar 31, 2015
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To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. As James Earl Jones explains in six words in this video, "Help is real, hope is real."

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Choking on rejection, coughing up resolve.

From the month of December to the middle of March, my brother and I were busy creating artwork to submit in our portfolio for a summer intensive program. While he took it nonchalantly, getting distracted by anything and everything, working only when someone told him, I took it very seriously wanting with all my heart to be accepted into the...
 

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