The story of your life in six words!

ChangedInAnInstantMary Jo here.  Are you familiar with the six word story?  Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway was sitting in a bar (naturally!) when he was challenged to tell a complete story in as few words as possible. He replied:

For sale.  Baby shoes, never worn.

And there it is–a poignant six word story of hope and loss.  

More recently, the idea of a six word memoir has been crystallized by Larry Smith in the Smith Magazine , an online publication devoted to populist story telling.  Everyone is invited to participate.  The tagline on the homepage of the website is a neat six words:

    "Everyone has a story.  What's yours?"  

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