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

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.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Fighting the fight against climate change

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Gina McCarthy intends to do something about our warming planet. And those who know her track record say she is a formidable weather system all her own.

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‘He’s the glue who holds it all together’

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At Trinity Church, Bob Yearwood has been on the job for nearly half a century, the unofficial mayor of Copley Square.

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Making a home away from home at a Vermont inn

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They could be characters straight out of a Hollywood sit-com. The funny front man at the door, schmoozing with customers, laughing at their jokes, and remembering the first names of his guests as they slide into home-crafted booths for a home-cooked meal at the cozy country inn.