Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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Kevin Cullen

Recognizing the humanity of the homeless

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“Being homeless is like being invisible,” Kourtney McLean said. “People bump into me, and it’s as if I’m not there.”

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Incumbency, in black and white

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The daunting nature of Tito Jackson’s challenge for Boston mayor has been made clear in recent days.

Kevin Cullen

At Middlesex jail, a sheriff’s program worth praising

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“We wanted to create a unit that could specifically address the needs of those who have served in the military,” Peter Koutoujian said.

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When dying is a choice

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My father lingered for several weeks after he told me he wanted to die, suffering greatly.