Associate editor and columnist

Thomas Farragher

Thomas Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for public service for the Globe Spotlight Team’s coverage of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. He spent eight years, from 2006 to 2014, as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appears regularly in the Globe.

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THOMAS FARRAGHER

N.H. woman beats the odds in arm wrestling

By , Globe Columnist

What happened one day at the Cornish Fair has led a 53-year-old New Hampshire native around the world and to the top of the arm-wrestling world.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

‘There have always been great whites down here, just not this close to the shore’

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On the beaches along the outer Cape, this summer of the shark has seized attention and captured imagination like something out of a Steven Spielberg movie.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

It’s corn season, and the taste couldn’t be sweeter

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Cars are crowding farmstand parking lots, and corn is being shucked, boiled, buttered and — alongside cold beers and lobster rolls — devoured at barbecues and beachside bungalows.

Thomas Farragher

Sleep, the final frontier: This guy studies it. Here’s what he has to say

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Charles Czeisler has traveled the world in search of data about how we sleep, why we sleep, how long we sleep and how well. And there are surprises everywhere.