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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Girl’s intense medical journey intersected with Mayor Walsh’s

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Kyla Smith-Howell was a happy, healthy, and active kid — until she wasn’t.

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After 58 seasons as a lifeguard, it’s hard to say goodbye

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Jimmy Donahue became a lifeguard at 16. At 73, he’s still at his post.

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Provincetown community rallies around seasonal workers

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When a restaurant fire left three dozen workers unemployed, many from overseas, the Cape Cod community stepped up to wash the anxiety away.

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From humble beginnings to multimillion-dollar donors

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So what is William Cummings, now 80 years old, doing with his fortune? He’s giving it away.