OKLAHOMA (KFOR) – U.S. Representative Tom Cole reflects on the teacher who transformed him.

In school, Cole had a teacher who made a positive impact in his life. He lost connection with her over time, but later reconnected after she sent a special post card to his office.

Rep. Cole emphasizes the importance of education and remembers the teacher who was “transformational” to him.

Watch the above video of Rep. Tom Cole’s story about how his teacher shaped his life.

‘ShapED My Life’ is sponsored by True Sky Credit Union and the Oklahoma Department of Education.