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

Paul Sullivan died in Vietnam 50 years ago. And his family has kept his memory alive ever since

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The story of Sullivan’s brief, shining lifetime is retold each year during the award ceremony for the scholarship that bears his name.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

From his grandfather’s knee, lessons of love

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Gerard Beirne absorbed his life-shaping lessons at the knee of his grandfather in a home across the Atlantic Ocean.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Creating a resting place befitting a hero

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Surgically correct. That’s been Bob Gardner’s workplace ethos since he first walked into the Massachusetts National Cemetery shortly after its dedication in 1980.

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Three decades later, Len Bias’s grieving mother still tells her son’s story

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With a mother’s fractured heart, Lonise Bias found a voice that has never quieted, delivering a message of hope and inspiration to anyone ready to listen.