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.

Latest stories

Globe Magazine

Still searching for home: An update on Alex and Leo

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With unrest back in Burundi, a severely burned boy and his caretaker remain in Greater Boston, stuck in limbo.

Man pleads guilty in homeless shelter murder

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Pericles Clergeau fatally stabbed an employee of the Lowell shelter in the neck in 2011.

Devastated by a relative’s struggle, a broken family gets a second chance

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Ken and Danielle Lambert lost their young children when a close relative lost her sanity. Now, they’re helping others.

The Sports Issue

How a daring football team took on Boston’s busing era

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As busing tore the city apart in the 1970s, two friends — one black, one white — and their teammates changed the rules of the game.