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Yvonne Abraham

Yvonne Abraham grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been working at the Globe since 1999. She has covered national and local politics, immigration, and just about everything else over those years.

She has been a Metro columnist since 2007. She writes about local and national politics, the people who make Boston Boston, the ways in which big, abstract decisions affect the lives of actual people (especially women), and whatever else catches her eye.

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How to survive climate change: six easy steps

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

You can protect yourself from climate change, since your leaders won’t. Here are six ideas on how to do it.

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Does Deval Patrick’s America still exist?

By , Globe Columnist

He’s a brilliant retail campaigner, but this is a far different — and larger — electorate from the one in which he rose to prominence.

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Hello friends, it’s been a while

By , Globe Columnist

Lie low for a few days, the doctor said, and your concussion symptoms should fade. That was four months ago. The way back has been weird, scary, but also, oddly, an education.

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Tom Menino was a master of the heart

By , Globe Columnist

His greatness was in the follow-through after critical moments.