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February 2012

Talk about love. SMITH Magazine's annual Six-Word Story Show on Love & Heartbreak, "Relighting Old Flame With New Match," was our biggest show to date. Nearly 200 of you came out to help us solve a timeless problem: how do you deal with February 14? Our answer was with the oldest trick in the book: great storytelling. The evening's stories took us through real estate and relationship dilemma's in New York City; a cave in Afghanistan; the weird world of online Indian dating; to near-tragedy inside Harvard dorms and the often terrifying heights of the Golden Gate Bridge; and even an enema in South Africa (you sort of had to be there; and you will once we've posted video in this space soon). The one and only Tara O'Grady end the show with a song composed entirely Six-Word Memoir lyrics. Thanks to everyone who came out to the show, many of whom shared a little piece of their own story during the Six-Word Slam which ended the evening. And extra special thanks to each and every storyteller who worked so hard to bring their heart and soul to 92YTribeca this Valentine's Day. Here's a recap of our cast (in order of appearance) with his or her Six-Word Memoir. We'll add links to more videos just as soon as we have them ready.