Polk County Commissioner Jennifer Hulsey spoke to the Participants of the Tallapoosa Circuit Drug Court Program after Court in Haralson County on Monday, Oct. 10.

Hulsey shared that she has been a teacher for 22 years; became an advocate for Parkinson's Disease after her husband was diagnosed, and is now an elected official.

She read an article from the Huffington Post titled “Mistakes” to those in attendance and urged them to learn from every event in their lives; because life is never what is expected.