How common are kidney stones? Each year, more than half a million people go to emergency rooms for kidney stone problems. It is estimated that one in ten people will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives.
Help Her Change the World (September 10, 2012) "The moment I knew I wanted to change the world was when I became the recipient of a heart and kidney transplant at age 12. As I began to recover from my procedures, I came to the realization that I received a second chance at life. The choice was mine to either seize this opportunity at a new beginning or to waste it. I chose life. Public service, activism, and advocacy give me life."