Neil Swidey

Swidey is a Globe Magazine staff writer who writes in-depth stories on a variety of subjects. His work has been featured in “The Best American Science Writing,” “The Best American Crime Writing,” and “The Best American Political Writing.” He is author of “The Assist” and a coauthor of “Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.”

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How to rethink the Olympic bid for Boston’s benefit

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With planning and discipline, we could create a better city for all — even if the torch never makes it here.

Meet Boston’s invisible billionaire

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Gerald Chan has sunk half a billion dollars into this area. So why has no one ever heard of him?

After a gender change, no regrets

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From 2/28/2010

A family doctor’s journey from man to woman

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Part one in a two-part series. From 8/12/2007