1. At Six Words Live from SMITH Magazine's on October 4, 2012 at 92YTribeca, Cheryl Della Pietra tells the wild story behind her wild Six-Word Memoir, "Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride," about serving as gonzo journalist Hunter S, Thompson's assistant.

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  2. At a Six Words on Jewish Life event on October 11, 2012, part of the Philadelphia First Person Arts Festival, author Piper Kerman reveals the bad news behind her wild Six-Word Memoir, "Bad News, But It's Not Cancer," about telling her inlaws that she was headed to jail.

    Kerman is author of the memoir Orange is the New Black, now a hit series from Netflix.

    From SMITH Magazine (smithmag.net), home of the Six-Word Memoir® project, comes "Six Words on the Jewish Life," the newest web project and book in the Six-Word series. Share your six words on Jewish Life or any part of life at smithmag.net/sixwords. Buy the new book at bit.ly/onlysix.

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