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Capt. Jack is back



Jack_sparrow_2 Three new members of the Florida House were sworn in this morning.

Make that four.

Rep. Jack Seiler corrected the record to reflect another addition, Capt. Jack Sparrow. He was busting on Rep. Rene Garcia, R-Miami, who in the off season acquired facial hair that makes him look like the Pirates of the Caribbean character.

"We have a long tradition of piracy here," joked House Speaker Marco Rubio. Garcia took the ribbing in stride, laughing and covering his face with a stack of papers.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:17am]


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