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Scott Helman

Helman is a staff writer for the Boston Globe Magazine. A member of the Globe staff since 2000, he is co-author of two Globe books: The Real Romney (2012), a biography of Mitt Romney, and Long Mile Home (2014), on the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

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Julie Burros has big plans for Boston’s arts scene

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The city’s new arts and culture chief talks about what Boston needs most.

Defending those accused of unthinkable crimes

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The cases of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Jared Loughner, Whitey Bulger, and others demand a special breed of lawyer.

Busing in Boston

For Hyde Park student, a life rerouted by school busing

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When busing polarized Hyde Park High School, Marsha-Joan Galvin found herself in a lonely place: the middle.

Busing in Boston

For new South Boston teacher, a life shaped by school busing

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Beaten by a mob in South Boston, a young teacher learned to overcome humankind’s darkest impulse.