Columnist

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

Roosevelts still have message for Democrats

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James Roosevelt Jr., FDR’s grandson, has an appreciation for what it must feel like to be Barack Obama these days.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A Boston cabbie who cares

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Spare me your comments about that rude, unprofessional driver you encountered last week.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Children’s Hospital surgeon mixes humor, healing

By , Globe Columnist

Look up brain surgeon in the dictionary and a picture of Dr. Alan R. Cohen, or “Big Al,” is not there.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Prosecutors build case that Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death

By , Globe Staff

The prosecutors argued that Tsarnaev was no kid under the evil spell of his domineering older brother. This is a calculating killer.