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Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for team coverage of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He has received several other awards, including the 2004 American Society of Newspaper Editors top award for deadline news reporting. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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Thomas Farragher

Amid the ashes of fatal Lawrence blaze, shattered lives

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Investigators will write reports. Neighbors will help neighbors. And a family will plan twin funerals.

Thomas Farragher

Don’t forget sacrifice Jeremy Regnier, others made in Iraq

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It’s such a simple request from those who gave so much. Shame on us if we fail to fulfill it.

A sentimental reunion, and hope for the road ahead

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Jeremy Regnier came to him again in a dream. The old friends and comrades were engaged in some friendly rough-housing.

‘Select club’ struggles to move past memories of war, loss

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Eager to bid good riddance to 2005, Andy Wilson embraced the cold Midwest dawn on New Year’s morning.