Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

A columnist for the Metro section, Abraham’s work appears on Thursdays and Sundays. She previously covered state and national politics, and immigration at the Globe. She came to the paper in 1998 from the Boston Phoenix.

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Dispense with medical marijuana alarmism

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Father Joe Quinn, a Franciscan friar in great pain, has been held hostage by the debacle that is the state’s medical marijuana program.

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Why Odin Lloyd’s life matters

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How different it would be if we thought a little more about the Odin Lloyds, and a little less about the falling stars.

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A heart set on recovery, despite insurer’s decision

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Heather Wood isn’t recovering fast enough for her health insurance company, which wants her to leave a rehab hospital.

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We are better than Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can’t hurt us anymore. But if we choose revenge over life, as he did, we could hurt ourselves.