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Speak from the Heart: How Mr. Rogers Saved PBSSpeak from the Heart: How Mr. Rogers Saved PBS

Speak from the Heart: How Mr. Rogers Saved PBS

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

It’s May 1, 1969. As the war continues in Vietnam, people gather in the Senate Subcommittee on Communications in D.C. to fight for what they believe is critical to the American public. Proposed budget cuts to Public Broadcasting Services (PBS) threaten the programs that have become dear to so many, and $20 million is on the line. For a public television station, this is everything.

A Valentine's Day GiftA Valentine's Day Gift

A Valentine's Day Gift

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

I’ve never been enthusiastic about Valentine’s Day and neither has my wife, Anne. We don’t do anything especially extravagant this time of year, but we do enjoy spending time together as much as the next couple.

The Day I Met the PresidentThe Day I Met the President

The Day I Met the President

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

Back in the 1990s, when Kirk was a college student and Bill Clinton was president, the two of them crossed paths. Kirk had already enjoyed some donuts and was up eight bucks, so he decided he’d have a little fun with the sitting president… what happened next?

The Normand and Normand SwitchThe Normand and Normand Switch

The Normand and Normand Switch

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

Whenever December comes around, I always think about my parents. It was about this time of year back in the ‘60s when they met and had their first date.

Volunteering As A FamilyVolunteering As A Family

Volunteering As A Family

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

Gifts, meal planning, and endless family gatherings can leave you feeling wrung out this holiday season. Ramp up your merry feelings by volunteering with your kids. By utilizing their talents to help others, they can learn valuable lessons. Try some of these simple activities and watch your kiddos transform into lean, mean, volunteering machines.

Kirk Simoneau Named Bruce E. Friedman Pro Bono AwardeeKirk Simoneau Named Bruce E. Friedman Pro Bono Awardee

Kirk Simoneau Named Bruce E. Friedman Pro Bono Awardee

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

On Oct. 25, attorney Kirk Simoneau received the 2018 Bruce E. Friedman Pro Bono Award for his dedication and hard work while assisting victims of domestic violence. Simoneau has spent countless hours working to give people peace of mind through Domestic Violence Ended (DOVE), an organization that provides services and support for victims of domestic violence and their children.

Hearing from an Older Gentleman: What We're All AboutHearing from an Older Gentleman: What We're All About

Hearing from an Older Gentleman: What We're All About

Kirk Simoneau

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I was at church a few weeks ago, as I usually am on Sundays, when something amazing happened. At the end of mass, I was approached by an older gentleman whom I’ve never met before.

How Grandpa Alex Became SuccessfulHow Grandpa Alex Became Successful

How Grandpa Alex Became Successful

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

When summer turns into fall, I think back to my childhood. I’m reminded of my grandfather and the business he built here in New Hampshire. Alex was a very successful businessman…

My Red Sneakers: How I Got Into the Civil Justice SystemMy Red Sneakers: How I Got Into the Civil Justice System

My Red Sneakers: How I Got Into the Civil Justice System

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

I’ve been in my clients’ shoes, except, of course, mine are red sneakers. You see, I have a neurological disorder, which means I walk with a cane, sometimes roll in a wheelchair, and can’t wear formal “lawyer” shoes. Instead, I wear red sneakers wherever I go.

Overcoming My Struggles to Be a Better StudentOvercoming My Struggles to Be a Better Student

Overcoming My Struggles to Be a Better Student

Kirk Simoneau

Red Shoe Reader

With the new school year starting, I am reminded of when I was a student. Growing up was a little tough for me. 

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