"It makes it feel a little more normal," Ms. Simon said about her colleague's return. "Ron was always the captain of the ship."
Injured Giffords aide returns to work →
Mrs. Simon said she feels a responsibility to go to all the events planned for Jan. 8, partially because her colleague and friend Gabe Zimmerman and others who were there for Ms. Giffords that day were killed.
Giffords, others to mark anniversary of shooting →