Scott Helman

Helman is a staff writer for the Boston Globe Magazine. A member of the Globe staff since 2000, he is co-author of two Globe books: The Real Romney (2012), a biography of Mitt Romney, and Long Mile Home (2014), on the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

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Leo’s Village

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A severely burned boy from Africa and the community in Massachusetts that took him in.

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A severely burned boy finds hope in Boston

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A severely burned boy. His devoted caregiver. Their extraordinary journey.

The Arts Issue

Inside the battle for Boston’s country music soul

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A brash radio newcomer, WBWL/The Bull, takes on a legacy station, WKLB, spurring a good ol’ throwdown.

ARCHIVE | July 17, 2011

Letter from Selma

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The 1965 murder of a white Boston minister helped usher in the Voting Rights Act. Then the FBI reopened the case and the painful past came flooding back.