Creating a Life Story, Year by Year, 8 Words at a Time

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artwork by @ernio_art

“I want to finally tell her story.”

Listing her lifetime in years (Age 1–80), I asked them to “tell us something that she did, or that happened to her, or simply in her life that shaped the woman she is.” The sole caveat: in 8 words or less. I published. I waited.

I am putting her life in your hands.

Within moments, I got a bite from a master of blending beauty and brevity, marika bianca. She wrote: “(at 23) She met the love of her life. (at 24) She let him go.” And just like that, in 11 words of subtle juxtaposition, her life began.

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