In the Globe

Here is a selection of articles I have written for The Boston Globe. I worked full-time as a co-op and correspondent on the Metro desk from January-June 2009, and part-time from September-December 2009. I now intern twice a week at their Washington bureau.

Gloucester teen lobbies for sex education

WASHINGTON – Zoe Paddock has not yet found romance. But when the 14-year-old does fall in love, she wants to be ready. That, she said, is part of why she came here this week to talk to lawmakers about that ever-awkward topic: sex education.

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Teen fasts to publicize plight of Tamils in Sri Lanka

It’s been eleven days since Priya Suntharalingam, a Winchester High School junior, has eaten a meal.

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Shooting victim’s family calls on churches for help

The anguish and grief over the continuing scourge of Boston gun violence moved from the street into local churches yesterday, when relatives of a young man who was shot to death last week interrupted a morning service in Mattapan asking that churches take greater responsibility for helping to bury slaying victims in their community.

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Woman, 45, injured in hit-and-run

A woman was seriously injured last night after she was hit by a car that police said was drag racing down Hyde Park Avenue in Jamaica Plain and then fled the scene.

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Swim outing in Saugus is fatal for Lynn girl, 16

SAUGUS – A 16-year-old sophomore at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute drowned yesterday after she went swimming with friends in a Saugus lake that was not staffed by lifeguards, authorities said.

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On the road to new home, displaced Danvers family hits detour

First, the family lost their home in 2006 in the Danvers chemical plant explosion. Then, 18 months later, they lost their home again: The final piece of their modular house slid off a flat-bed truck on Route 1.

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