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

In Maine, an island haven for illustrators is a big draw

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The Illustration Institute on Peaks Island is a fledgling and unusual artist organization.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A reach across time for his saviors from war

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A handmade roadside bomb forever changed the contours of Rich Newcombe’s world and what the solemn national holiday we celebrate this long weekend means to him.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Sister Janet Eisner has been the heart and soul of Emmanuel College — for 40 years

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With a blend of humanity and practicality, the college’s longtime president led the institition through some tough times. And she’s not done.

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An unexpected Thai encounter that changed many lives

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Jane McBride and Patty Zinkowski have built themselves a special family, some of whom have blossomed into teachers, nurses, artists, and social workers who will never forget the two Americans who wandered into their lives and never left.