Public Servants Step to the Plate

Originally published March 12, 1998, by Mike Barnicle for The Boston Globe   Last word about the man on first. And it comes from the type of public servant we see all around us but who, oddly enough, remains invisible due to our take-it-for-granted society. Bob Kilduff is a Boston firefighter assigned to Ladder [...]

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Overreaction Is a Bad Sign

Originally published May 10, 1998, by Mike Barnicle for The Boston Globe   Somewhere this afternoon -- a gray, drizzly Mother's Day -- a pack of children will be playing baseball, many of them during the ritual of Little League, an idea that has flourished for nearly 50 years. And that's great [...]

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