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“He proposed on the Scrabble board.” The Best Six-Word-Memoirs of the Week

This week’s Six-Word Memoirs are full of heart. Some of these writers found love in favorite cities or bands, while others faced new heights and challenges in their relationships.

Most Bittersweet: “My wedding gown lacked a parachute.” – oopsalittle
Best Footwork: “I’m a waltz with flamenco dreams.” – BanjoDan (profile image above)
Best Wordplay: “He proposed on the Scrabble board.” – LadyMac
Best Role Model: “Gold medalist. Sixteen. Black like me.” – JAD
Most Moving Backstory: “Seven years later, he remembers popsicles.” – MO_Thoughts2
Most Meta: “I analyze how I analyze everything.” – Songwriter, from SMITHteens

Plus: Don’t forget to spread the word about SMITH’s call for submissions of illustrated Six-Word-Memoirs by students of all ages, a new eBook with the TED conference’s new book division!


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    August 11, 2012
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    August 15, 2012

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