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Six-Word stories on race, identity, and Black Lives Matter from High Point Academy students in Colorado.

August 2010

A few months ago I received an over-the-transom email from a young woman named Chloe Grabanski. She explained:

I work for a nonprofit organization, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA), and I'm a huge fan of "Six-Word Memoirs." TWLOHA works to raise awareness for issues like depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. We also invest directly into treatment and recovery. We're big fans of words, and what you are doing is amazing.
It was clear just how aligned SMITH and TWLOHA were about the strange, often surprising power of just a few words to make a huge difference. Like SMITH, TWLOHA has been all over Twitter, even winning the "Best Nonprofit use of Twitter" award from the The Shorty Awards.