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This Awful Year in 6 Words

December 17, 2020 1 min read
Teaching

This Awful Year in 6 Words

December 17, 2020 1 min read
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How would you summarize 2020—the most infuriating, frightening, depressing year in recent memory—if you had only six words to do it?

That’s what we invited our readers—and our staff—to do.

We were inspired by the legend that Ernest Hemingway, challenged to write a novel in six words, came up with this aching tidbit: “For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn.”

Here are just 25 of the many powerful mini-memoirs you sent us.