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

At 97, Charlotte Fellman goes home again

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“I thought it was heaven,’’ Charlotte Fellman said of the first time she walked into Symphony Hall in 1927.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Is Bernie Sanders a latter-day George McGovern?

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Voters identify with Sanders’ populist appeal, but they wonder if he is electable.

Thomas Farragher

Young Guatemalan burn victim hopes for treatment in Boston

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At Shriners Hospitals for Children, nearly 40 percent of admissions are international patients who receive care regardless of ability to pay.

Thomas Farragher

Poignant, pensive ‘last call’ for a Clinton institution

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“It’s a disaster for the town — it really is,’’ said one frequent customer of the Old Timer’s impending closure.