Three weeks ago, Alaska Dispatch News invited Alaskans to submit their life stories told in exactly six words.
Over the last decade, six-word memoirs have become a popular form used across the country by teachers in classrooms from elementary to graduate school, radio contests, hospitals, prisons and on the Internet.
– When we launched the project, we asked the question: Are Alaskans’ lives so unique that our six words would be singular? We received nearly 500 entries from Alaskans in 43 different communities, Alaska Dispatch News writes.
The three winners:
No caribou fat. Used lard. Mistake.
It all began with a fish.
Not fit to live anywhere else.
Read more: Alaska Dispatch News.