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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"When there's alcoholism in the family, as there was in mine, you pretend everything's fine. There's one story for the outside world and one that's real. My father was a politician, so the difference between our public and private life was more exaggerated. It was like a comedy."