PR for People Monthly MARCH 2017 - Page 7

Southern New Hampshire is surely one of the most beautiful regions in America. From the mountains and miles of wilderness, to small hamlets and coastal towns, sturdy clapboard homes and white picket fences dot the sprawling landscape. The weather tends to be rugged all year round, but even during swollen, humid summers and the long winter, snow plow season, yards are festooned with seasonal ornaments. It’s clear that America’s traditional Christian holidays are observed here. No state income tax. No sales tax. The state’s motto Live Free or Die is a closely held moral imperative.

Sharing equal parts of red and blue, New Hampshire is a political hot spot during Presidential elections. In 2016, Hillary Clinton took New Hampshire by a narrow victory. President Trump told the New York Times, he would have won New Hampshire in November if not for thousands of people who he says, without any evidence, were bused in from Massachusetts and voted illegally.

We had the opportunity to talk to one of the most influential people in the town of Auburn, New Hampshire, which has a population just under 5,000.

Beth, a postal worker, known affectionately as the mail lady, is on a first-name basis with many residents and business owners in Auburn, New Hampshire. Beth knows everyone in town. She also delivers their mail, which gives her special insight into the innermost workings of their lives. You might fool your friends, co-workers, or even your spouse, but there’s no

Voting: New Hampshire Style

Live Free or Die

by Patricia Vaccarino