Father John Roddy shakes hands with Jeff Hulbert, of Annapolis, Md., after a prayer service for the community near the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover.
Father John Roddy shakes hands with Jeff Hulbert, of Annapolis, Md., after a prayer service for the community near the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover. Cliff Owen AP
Father John Roddy shakes hands with Jeff Hulbert, of Annapolis, Md., after a prayer service for the community near the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover. Cliff Owen AP

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Carl Hiaasen joined the Herald in 1976 and worked as a general assignment reporter, magazine writer and investigative reporter before starting his column in 1985.