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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Eyewitness accounts can be reliably unreliable

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If we had known as much about the limits of memory in 1994, Angel Echavarria might not have spent half his life behind bars.

Yvonne Abraham

Unexpectedly taxing note

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Thanks to a collection quirk, some in Boston have been getting whopping bills for overdue taxes.

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After 21 years, a relentless quest for justice may pay off

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After a bail hearing in Salem on Monday, Angel Echavarria might finally walk free, after 21 years in prison.

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Father aided daughter with cerebral palsy during law school

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For three years, Joseph Gillis took his daughter to every class, then cooked and did laundry so that she could hit the books.