Associate editor and columnist

Thomas Farragher

Thomas Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for public service for the Globe Spotlight Team’s coverage of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. He spent eight years, from 2006 to 2014, as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appears regularly in the Globe.

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THOMAS FARRAGHER

From the Killing Fields to the healing arts

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As children, Steven Em’s parents escaped the bloody Khmer Rouge. On Friday they watched their son achieve a long-pursued dream: success at UMass Medical School.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Grit, teamwork boost this sibling duo at Framingham State

By , Globe Staff

Johan Rijk is a survivor of a stroke that nearly killed him in 2010. His right-side paralysis is being doggedly met with therapy, rehabilitation, uncommon determination — and unbreakable family ties.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

As high schoolers await college acceptance letters, one counselor has some advice

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College acceptance season will soon be in full flower. And seniors everywhere are on edge.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

When a Newton family welcomed a baby who is deaf, 20 neighbors learned sign language

By , Globe Columnist

This is the story of how American Sign Language became a second tongue on part of Islington Road.