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WCHS students hurl questions at congressman
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Congressman Scott DesJarlais answered questions from all over the political spectrum Monday afternoon at Warren County High School as students were not shy about asking the U.S. representative his opinion.DesJarlais, 47, began by giving students his background before opening the floor for questions.DesJarlais grew up in Sturgis, S.D., a city known for its annual motorcycle rally. He moved to Tennessee in 1993 to practice family medicine. DesJarlais said he never had a strong interest in politics, but changed his mind due to conversations at his doctor’s office.“I never had a desire to hold public office and never thought I would,” said DesJarlais.