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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Saving Leo

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A boy, badly burned by fire, travels from Burundi to Boston in an extraordinary journey of resilience and devotion.

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.


Julie Burros has big plans for Boston’s arts scene

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The city’s new arts and culture chief talks about what Boston needs most.