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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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Last week's contest celebrating texting and the 21st birthday of the first SMS message had your fingers clicking! Here are six of our favorites:

  1. "Let my fingers do the talking." -xBriex 
  2. "Living in the world of LOL"- Monique 
  3. "Breaking up – just made super easy!"-eleni 
  4. "Generations of cursive down the drain."- TigerROS 
  5. "Remember when beeping someone was high-tech?"-Mzejay
  6. "Fingers clicking, responses whirring, communication instant."- Olivia
As we enter Week Four of our Caption Contest, we honor a man whose actions freed a nation from oppression and whose words spread wisdom and hope around the globe. Nelson Mandela—anti-apartheid icon, South Africa's first black president, and Nobel Peace Prize winner—passed away December 5th at the age of 95.

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