Bella English

English is a feature writer for the Globe, and writes a column for the Globe South section. She joined the Globe in 1985. A graduate of the University of North Carolina and Columbia Journalism School, English also worked at the Miami Herald and the New York Daily News.

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House calls to the homeless

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Dr. Ernesto Gonzalez, a pioneering dermatologist at Mass General, has been quietly volunteering his time to homeless patients for nearly two decades.

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Despite the odds, vigilers still hoping to keep their Scituate church

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The Friends of St. Frances X. Cabrini has nearly exhausted its appeals to the Vatican and has been unsuccessful in state courts. Yet they hold out hope.

In slim-chance cases, Rosemary Scapicchio beats the odds

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The hotshot lawyer has spent a quarter-century specializing in all-but-lost causes, freeing convicts such as Shawn Drumgold and Sean Ellis.

Paris without chocolate? Why, then it’s just . . . Paris

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The city has some of the world’s best-known chocolatiers, including La Maison du Chocolat.