Sunday, September 13, 2020

New York Times: "The Pandemic in Six-Word Memoirs"

From the New York Times, an article of interest for Franklin: 

"Since 2006, I’ve been challenging people to describe their lives in six words, a form I call the six-word memoir — a personal twist on the legendary six-word story attributed to Ernest Hemingway: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”

I’ve found that some of the most memorable six-word stories arise in the extremes — during our toughest and most joyous moments. So over the past several months, I’ve asked adults and children around the country to use the form to make sense of this moment in history: one person, one story, and six words at a time."
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Years ago I composed my 6 word resume as "Project delivered, team happy, customer elated". 

My pandemic entry is: "In the Zoom where it happened"

What would you write in 6 words?



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