Inspired by author Larry Smith’s Six-Word Memoirs project, we asked RHS students how they would describe 2020. Feelings, perspectives, thoughts, comments, memories—here are some of their responses—six words only.
Every single day was repeating itself.
– Amanda Schnure
An opportunity to grow and strengthen.
– Sam Cohen
Used Purell to touch Purell bottle.
– Bronwyn Spencer
‘Twas a year of self growth.
– Jules Maluenda
Daily screen time: off the charts
– Maria Walsh
People are so stuck in ignorance.
– Maya Roth
I’ve certainly produced antibodies for boredom.
– Elijah Otaner
Beautiful, dark, twisted, crazy, uniting, strange.
– Nick Bradbury
Started tough, but we got through.
– Mia Ortega
Growth, defining, life saving and changing.
– Charlotte Ran
Learn to not take for granted.
– Alana Kerner
“I can’t hear you! Unmute please!”
– Brandon Shintani
Unmotivated, depressed, lost, tired, worried, anxious.
– Sandra Lee
A year this generation won’t forget.
– Bruce Dickson
A year of waiting for 2021.
– Colin Delabie
Different looks like the new normal.
– Leyla G.
An experience we should learn from.
– Barbara Krstelj
Graphic: Logan Richman