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Fantastic Voyages

Memorable journeys — only half a dozen words.

Fantastic Voyages: This issue's winners


Thousands of you shared a half a dozen words about your favorite trip. Here are a few of our favorites:

London — walked around in a fog.
Barry E. Sanders, 66, Boca Raton, Florida
Retired sales manager

Mexican mariachi serenade; U.S. boyfriend forgotten.
Lucy Cortese, 64,Jacksonville, Florida
Retired executive director and former school principal

Driving through, Mount Saint Helens blew.
Carol Stamper, 56, Shawano, Wisconsin
Physical therapist assistant

Went looking for self. Found others.
Gary Millam, 69, Flagstaff, Arizona
Retired real-estate investor

Eavesdropping on ghosts in Donegal Castle.
Ann Michelle Mahony, 67, Grand Lake, Colorado
Retired account representative

Broken motorcycle. One hitchhiker. True love.
Nancy Prince, 60, Davenport, Iowa
Certified pharmacy technician

Dad. Son. China 2006. Adopted Annie.
Ken Thurnau, 70, Owatonna, Minnesota
Retired from insurance company after 36 years

Larry Smith, who selected these entries, is the founder of the Six-Word Memoir project and coeditor, with Rachel Fershleiser, of It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure.

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