Classroom of the Month: 12th Grade “Legacy Class” at Charles R. Drew Charter School in Atlanta, Georgia

“There will never be a first graduating class again. They have trailblazed. They are setting the path. They will establish many of the traditions that will continue on for years to come.” —Peter McKnight, Principal of the Drew Charter School

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Delivered: Your Top Six Care Packages

Is there a better remedy for homesickness than something treasured from back home? For SixContest #101, we asked what you’d like to give or receive in your #SixWordCarePackage. The tradition that began as post-war relief has become a mainstay of

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Six Words + Lovabull = The #LovabullinSix Campaign

It takes just Six Words to make someone think differently. That’s why Six-Word Memoirs collaborated with @pitbullinstagram—featuring an assist from The Huffington Post’s RuffPost—on the #LovabullinSix campaign, bringing awareness about rescue dogs across the globe. Lovabull is a Columbus-based organization that unites pit

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Ms. Ahmed’s Second Grade Art Class at Classical Charter Schools in Bronx, New York

Students in Zafirah Ahmed’s second grade art class have the freedom to allow their creativity and imagination to blossom at Classical Charter Schools in the South Bronx, New York. When Ahmed discovered Six-Word Memoirs recently (thanks to me, her sister and Six Words

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Six Words & Harmony Project’s Inside/Out: Breaking Down Barriers

One of the most meaningful collaborations in our Six in the City: Columbus initiative has been with David Brown’s Harmony Project, a community choir based in Columbus, Ohio, comprised of different races, ages, cultures, orientations and affiliations. This past winter, Harmony’s student choir shared their

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RIP Prince: We Put The Right Letters Together

One of the many surprises the Six-Word Memoir community has brought to me, each other and those outside the virtual walls of this space is how it responds to death, whether it’s a death directly effecting one of our own in the community

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Memoirist of the Month—February 2015: Maria Leopoldo

“I started out trying to conquer a writing phobia, and along the way, I’ve had some Sixes with featured backstories or chosen as Memoir of the Day. Now I have notebooks and pens placed strategically everywhere I go, because you

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Top Six Inspirations for your Resolutions

2015 is here and with it comes the opportunity to set new goals for the year! In SixContest #43, we asked the Six Words community to tell us what inspires your resolutions. Your motivations were heartfelt and often humorous—we loved them

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