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January 2014

"To everything, there is a season"

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="283"]Pete Seeger2 - 6-16-07 Photo by Anthony Pepitone.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Seeger[/caption] Yesterday, we lost a true legend. Folk-singer, songwriter and political activist Pete Seeger passed away at the age of 94. It's hard to think of anybody who has more profoundly influenced the trajectory of change through American music over the last century, or whose life was so deeply imbedded in the country's history.

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="559"]1024px-Obama-DeGeneres-dance-20120201 By Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy (Flickr) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]  In Six-Word Caption Contest #10, inspired by a photo of Ellen DeGeneres doing her signature dance, we asked you "What's not to love about Ellen?" You shared your sixes about her style, her story, her moves and her moxie. Check out our favorites—a Top Six list, of course:

During week nine of the Six-Word Caption Contest, we asked the community to share Six Words about this image to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [caption id="attachment_7043" align="aligncenter" width="546"]6708306757_4a7abd48a3_b "Martin Luther King Memorial" by Alves Family via Creative Commons (CC by 2.0)[/caption] After reading hundreds of responses on sixwordmemoirs.com, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, we are pleased to announce our Top Six — but first, we begin with an honorable mention:

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