Mini-Memoirs: Your Life Story in Six Words
Sure your life story could fill a thousand pages—but sometimes a few words are all you need.
Illustration: David Wyffels
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"There was a saying during the Great Depression: 'Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.' That's how I grew up. Whether I wanted a coat or college tuition, I had to work for it. Now that I'm older, people tell me to slow down, but I'm full of energy. I want to do it all."