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

Where kidney transplants are a family heritage

By , Globe staff

Erin Brunelle is — indirectly — donating one of her kidneys to a family member in an act of family allegiance and selfless medical heroism.


Four busy guys take time to offer relief from the BullPen

By , Globe Columnist

The BullPen Project started last year to help the poor and down-on-their-luck get back on their feet.


She’ll always be a Democrat to her core


A longtime role for Jean Moulton as special assistant to the chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party ends Tuesday.


The local police force in this tiny Vermont village has gone — and may never be coming back

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

This little town of 2,000 is now pondering life without its local cops. And the cost of rehiring men and women with guns and badges.