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 I was 12, my mother and her fiancé were murdered. The crime remained unsolved until the police reopened the case seven years ago. Forced to relive the loss of my mother, I tried nearly every self-help healing method available to overcome my past. Finally, a Buddhist lama made me realize that I am not my trauma."