Brain Game: The Old Ache

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Can you solve the Word Ladder in today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game  Wednesday Wordplay challenge in six steps or fewer? Prove it!

By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert HEART into HURTS in the fewest possible steps.

H E A R T
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H U R T S

Here is a 6-step SOLUTION.

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