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Current Events Caption Contest Week 1: Typhoon Haiyan

Six Words is proud to present our new, weekly Current Events Caption Contest!

Each week we will have a new topic ranging from the latest political debate to the newest celebrity trend. Whatever it is, we want YOU to tell us what you think with your best sixes.

This week our focus will shift around the globe to the Philippines.

Haiyan

Photo Courtesy of: nationalpostphotos.tumblr.com

Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines last week leaving thousands dead and even more homeless.  Our hearts go out to all the affected families. Despite the disaster, people all over the world are coming together to help provide relief. In this time of hardship, it is incredible to see all of the helping hands.

Now it’s your turn. Write a caption for this photo— share your thoughts, feelings, and ideas about Typhoon Haiyan— in just Six Words.

Leave your best Sixes, we can’t wait to read them!

Comments

  • Ben Sugerman
    November 16, 2013

    God has sick sense of humor.

  • Ben Sugerman
    November 16, 2013

    So… Climate Change is a hoax?

  • _Miracle
    November 16, 2013

    Nature’s wreckage helps humans build humanity.

    Hands, move to the hearts work.

  • Mindfest
    November 16, 2013

    Nature’s fury; eclipses previous, shreds lives

  • maryjane31
    November 16, 2013

    What’s going on with you, Mother-Nature?

  • maryjane31
    November 16, 2013

    Nature brings us to our knees.

  • nan
    November 16, 2013

    No luck to survive death, devastation.

  • Geli
    November 16, 2013

    Home. Staying strong, alive, having faith.

  • wolfie
    November 16, 2013

    The ship’s sinking, not enough lifeboats

  • wolfie
    November 16, 2013

    Climate refugees, loss of their habitats

  • wolfie
    November 16, 2013

    We’re distroying earth to save Wallstreet

  • bubblygurl2003
    November 17, 2013

    Mother Nature’s wrath, at full strength.

  • across
    November 17, 2013

    Standing in the midst of chaos.

  • Trix95
    November 17, 2013

    Chaos can not shatter tomorrow’s hope.

  • Trix95
    November 17, 2013

    Home, steadfast even in the storm.

  • Trix95
    November 17, 2013

    I will lead you home again.

  • NY2LA
    November 18, 2013

    Mother Nature reminds us who’s boss.

  • NY2LA
    November 18, 2013

    Pray the family lives to rebuild.

  • maryjane31
    November 18, 2013

    Home sweet home. Will you recover?

  • Redx3
    November 18, 2013

    Pink skies, pink shells, Purple Hearts.

  • LindseyRuby
    November 18, 2013

    This Won’t Break The Human Spirit

  • JAD
    November 18, 2013

    This house not divided, still standing.

  • TigerROS
    November 18, 2013

    The Storm came. I stood up.

  • wolfie
    November 18, 2013

    Man made or act of God?

  • Lois Barrett Luke
    November 18, 2013

    Beacon among remnants of ferocious wrath

  • Lucie Smoker
    November 18, 2013

    “Pagasa,” hope, stands damaged–yet stands.

  • Denisse E. Garcia
    November 18, 2013

    Destruction calls, but hope stands anew.

  • maryjane31
    November 18, 2013

    House still standing as day breaks.

  • maryjane31
    November 18, 2013

    Weathered the storm as dawn breaks.

  • Tammie Patton
    November 18, 2013

    Rising above the chaos and devastation.

  • Ella
    November 19, 2013

    “Child throws a really large fit.”

  • Redx3
    November 19, 2013

    Bruised Dawn breathes life into Day.

  • Shannon Leonard
    November 19, 2013

    What’s left from yesterday- rebuilding tomorrow.

  • Shannon Leonard
    November 19, 2013

    What’s left of yesterday- rebuilding tomorrow.

  • Pamela Greytak
    November 19, 2013

    Sheltering people from impending doom brings hope.

  • Pamela Greytak
    November 19, 2013

    Shelter from impending doom brings hope

  • Steve Young
    November 19, 2013

    Where there is darkness, is light.

  • Mindfest
    November 19, 2013

    Remains steadfast in wake of fury.

  • Elisa
    November 19, 2013

    Openly they wept beneath smiling sun.

  • maryjane31
    November 19, 2013

    Quiet after storm. People, shock, contemplating.

  • ermine
    November 19, 2013

    One lonely sentry guards the ruins.

  • Trix95
    November 19, 2013

    One home, one storm, one world.

  • Trix95
    November 19, 2013

    Home and hope greet the dawn.

  • notyouraveragegirl
    November 20, 2013

    Fortitude: preserving as your world crumbles.

  • Theresa Zanatta
    November 20, 2013

    Homeless hardship: helping hands humble our hearts

  • Theresa Zanatta
    November 20, 2013

    Homeless hardship: helping hands, humbled hearts

  • LouTheSnowBunny
    November 20, 2013

    Some say standing’s worst than falling.

  • Derek Avery
    November 20, 2013

    Water or blood, either way pain.

  • Haig
    November 20, 2013

    Wreckage of my heart laid bare.

  • maryjane31
    November 20, 2013

    Sure hope they had Homeowners Insurance.

  • maryjane31
    November 20, 2013

    Call wrecking ball and start over.

  • mj sullivan
    November 20, 2013

    Sea tugs brave families tighter hugs.

  • Alex Meade
    November 20, 2013

    Ravaged memories healed only by time.

  • Kira
    November 20, 2013

    Lost: My memories,my home. Everything.

  • JazarKahr
    November 20, 2013

    God’s beautiful devastation of mother nature

  • Hemima
    November 20, 2013

    The unfortunate event of losing all

  • notyouraveragegirl
    November 20, 2013

    Fortitude: persevering as your world crumbles.

  • ThirdeyeDaegan
    November 20, 2013

    Godly farts, you are not excused.

  • Amira Kassem
    November 20, 2013

    What once was is no more.

  • Mzejay
    November 20, 2013

    Signal of strength through extreme adversity.

  • maryjane31
    November 21, 2013

    Shell now. Will it become haunted?

  • Tony Chianese
    November 21, 2013

    That really is a lovely pink!

  • Betty
    November 21, 2013

    Thank God all is not lost!

  • Marc Enyedy
    November 21, 2013

    Others have fallen. We’re still standing!

  • maryjane31
    November 21, 2013

    Haunted by beautiful yesterdays. Unknown tomorrows.

  • maryjane31
    November 21, 2013

    Maybe someone should call Ghost Busters?

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Sadness this happened, still standing strong

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Lost homes around, ours stands tall

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Some unfortunate, others blessed, life continues

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Mother nature affects all except one

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Survivor relieved helps others in need

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Nature’s raft hits, LOVE holds all.

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Although unexpected hit, home still survived.

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Holding strong and blessed survived fury.

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Home without life still blooms hope.

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Devastation ruined all, except the strong.

  • Deb Alberto
    November 22, 2013

    Some things just can’t be understood.

  • Trix95
    November 22, 2013

    A beacon of home and hope.

  • Andrew Lyons
    November 22, 2013

    Tyohoon Haiyan glabal warming gone wild

  • Andrew Lyons
    November 22, 2013

    Typhoone Haiyan global warming gone wild

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    Strength holds strong while nature destroys

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    One home stands while others rebuild

  • Geli
    November 22, 2013

    No storm can break us down

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