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

No mercy in mental health system, even for children

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One girl was recently stranded in South Shore Hospital for 52 days, waiting for a miracle: a bed in a residential program, her only path to treatment.

Yvonne Abraham

The Lynn ferry never got a chance

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Supporters say the ferry between Lynn and Boston has been the victim of a chicken-and-egg conundrum.

Yvonne Abraham

Dorchester boxing program is in students’ corner

By , Globe Columnist

“They’re being recognized for something other than getting in trouble,” says the Holmes school’s dean of discipline.

Yvonne Abraham

Is Orlando the shooting that changes everything?

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How can 49 innocents in an Orlando club be mowed down like animals by an unhinged hater and everything stay the same?