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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With clippers and a comb, she was a small-town soul

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For 35 years, from her post at Eric’s Barber Shop in downtown Camden, Julie Drinkwater Landwehr was the unofficial chronicler of life in her hometown.

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A classroom bond that became a bridge

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They were separated by age and geography – by socio-economics and by culture – but something very special happened in that Gloucester middle school classroom six years ago.

He ditched the world of high finance for his true love: woodworking

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As a little kid growing up in the Boston suburbs, Lee McColgan had a gift. The little boy could build things. He could draw. He could paint. He could sculpt. But mostly, he could build things.

David Gergen: the man in the middle

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David Gergen is once again in demand. As an adviser to multiple presidents, he has witnessed impeachment from a ringside seat.