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Two years later, brothers made good

In 2011, Billy Baker profiled two teenage brothers from Dorchester struggling to overcome steep odds as part of the Globe's Bus 19 series, a project in which a team of Globe reporters chronicled stories along one of the city's key bus routes. Two years later, Baker provided a follow-up on the subjects of his story in a series of Twitter posts, collected below.

Album review: Alesso, ‘FOREVER’

The best parts of Swedish producer Alesso’s debut LP hint at his knack for crafting mood music; too bad the rest feels incomplete without streamers, lasers, and crowds.

With Wynn casino license award, gaming commission actions deserve scrutiny

Did the gaming commission violate state law in granting a casino license to Steve Wynn?

Families with a transgender child learn and change

More families are speaking out about their experience of raising a transgender child day-to-day.

The animals conscripted into human wars

That civilians die in war is tragic; that we even drag other species into our conflicts deepens the sorrow.

A paradigm shift the Irish were more than ready for

Even while the Irish still go to Mass more than most Europeans, they are decidedly secular when it comes to their rights.

New ‘cottage’ at Maine compound for Jeb Bush

Having a 3,000-square-foot vacation home erected could be a vivid reminder of the complications facing his presidential campaign.

A Pats fan on Deflategate: ‘apologize for nothing’

Embracing the uncertainty and standing proud in the shadow of Deflategate.

Tom Brady’s troubles: A Bill Littlefield poem

Plus, send in your own Deflategate poem for a chance to win a Brady jersey.

The boy who burned inside

There was no one to protect Marco Flores, and, just 9 when it started, he couldn’t protect himself. But then one day he realized that others he loved were in danger, and that it was up to him to end it.

Searching for the inspiration behind Archie Comics’ Betty

A new documentary film called “Archie’s Betty” explores Archie Comics cartoonist Bob Montana’s past in Haverhill.

Journey to Myanmar: Mandalay

A visual travel essay by Scott LaPierre.

Mass. film tax credit pays dividends — for Hollywood

As state officials know, the film industry goes where it’s paid to go.

How we’re failing our female veterans

From ill-fitting equipment to an ill-equipped VA medical system, we must do better.

Salvadorans flock to much-loved archbishop’s beatification

In a ceremony believed to be the largest religious gathering ever in Central America, the late Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified.

Cleveland officer acquitted for role in shooting couple

Michael Brelo was on trial for his role in the 2012 fatal shooting of two unarmed people in a car.

Broadband competition, Cajun style

To see a dynamic broadband Internet market in action, you’re better off heading to Lafayette, La.

Real estate drones: ready for takeoff

Sweeping aerial images are attention-grabbers. The FAA has proposed regulations and brokers can’t wait.

The VIP Lounge: Jimmy Tingle

The comedian and his wife, Catherine, spend as much time as possible at their summer home in Wellfleet.

What makes shows like ‘Mad Men’ so great?

What is the tie that binds “Mad Men,” “The Wire,” and others that puts them in a more rarefied group?

Veterans irked by debate on Iraq

Iraq War veterans are frustrated watching Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision to invade.

In Romero’s elevation, parallels with Francis emerge

Many devotees of the iconic archbishop said there’s a straight line connecting Romero and the first Latin American pope.

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