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

These friends are on opposite sides, but share a deep love of history

By , Globe Columnist

Henry Cooke is a colonial militiaman and Paul O’Shaughnessy is a British redcoat in the historic reenactment on the village green in Lexington on Patriots Day.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Songs for the dying: Bedside choir comforts those nearing the end

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The Threshold Singers, an unusual choral group based in Littleton, has performed at the bedside of the dying hundreds of times.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A play about grief is called ‘The Five Stages.’ Lauren Astley’s parents know them all

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When the actors take their places on stage inside a tiny New York theater this weekend, the emotions — instantly fresh again — will wash over Astley’s mom and dad once more.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Just doing his job — for 50 years — in small-town Maine

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In Aurora, which has 91 voters, Don Jordan makes sure the trash is collected on time and that the town’s sand and salt shed is abundantly stocked.