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

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.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

‘There was no one like him’: How Tommy Leonard’s friends are saying goodbye

By , Globe Columnist

Anyone who has heard the remarkable story of Tommy Leonard, a legendary organizer of the Falmouth Road Race, would never that he was one of a kind and beloved by all.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

For a baby in need and a nurse, it was love at first sight

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

Liz Smith knows this: A little girl opened a little door into her heart.

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.