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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Yvonne Abraham

Shame of methadone use clouds heroin addicts’ recovery

By , Globe Columnist

They are Elizabeth, Josh, Brian, and Tracey. They are recovering heroin addicts. And they are just like you and me.

Yvonne Abraham

Will Mayor Walsh be hurt by the Olympic debacle?

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Voters have a right to expect a more measured and thoughtful Walsh from now on.

Yvonne Abraham

A 7-year-old’s agony and pain

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It’s hard to fathom how a Hardwick boy ended up in that run-down building by the railway line in the first place.

Yvonne Abraham

Strange times for Suffolk Downs

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The historic racetrack is dying a protracted death, but the property does not lack potential.