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Prophet's 6 Year old Wife.

Yes it is true, the Prophet did have a six year old wife named Aisha. Here are some references (The two most highly respected collections of hadith are the authenticated collections the Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim, i am referencing from Sahih Muslim):

Sahih Muslim Book 008, Number 3310:
'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) reported: Allah's Apostle (may peace be upon him) married me when I was six years old, and I was admitted to his house when I was nine years old.

Sahih Bukhari Volume 7, Book 62, Number 64
Narrated 'Aisha:
that the Prophet married her when she was six years old and he consummated his marriage when she was nine years old, and then she remained with him for nine years (i.e., till his death).

Sahih Bukhari Volume 7, Book 62, Number 65
Narrated 'Aisha: