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H 4150
Session 110 (1993-1994) 

H 4150 Resolution, By D. Smith, Haskins and J.W. Tucker
 A House Resolution to recognize the courageNext and fighting spirit displayed for
 twenty-four years by Ben Maxwell Stone diagnosed at the age of eleven with
 Nephritis and to allow him the privilege of the floor of the House of
 Representatives Thursday, May 20, 1993, at a time to be determined by the
 Speaker.

   04/28/93  House  Introduced HJ-17
   04/28/93  House  Referred to Committee on Rules HJ-18



A HOUSE RESOLUTION

TO RECOGNIZE THE PreviousCOURAGENext AND FIGHTING SPIRIT DISPLAYED FOR TWENTY-FOUR YEARS BY BEN MAXWELL STONE DIAGNOSED AT THE AGE OF ELEVEN YEARS WITH NEPHRITIS AND TO ALLOW HIM THE PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1993, AT A TIME TO BE DETERMINED BY THE SPEAKER.

Whereas, at the age of eleven years, Ben Maxwell Stone was diagnosed with nephritis, a disease which left him without the use of his kidneys; and

Whereas, Ben Maxwell Stone underwent his first kidney transplant in 1969 and continued the transplants in 1974, 1979, 1985, 1989, and 1991; and

Whereas, as the youngest participant ever trained in home dialysis, this University of the South graduate has undergone countless hours on a machine which cleanses his blood and allows him to live a normal life; and

Whereas, Ben Maxwell Stone represents a small percentage of the population of this State which struggles to live on a day to day basis; and

Whereas, Ben Maxwell Stone exemplifies the ultimate in faith, strength, and an unyielding determination to live; and

Whereas, the members of the House of Representatives are proud to have this opportunity to note the enormous achievements of Ben Maxwell Stone and to thank him for being an example for others who are fighting the battle against this disease. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:

That the members of the House of Representatives recognize the Previouscourage and fighting spirit displayed for twenty-four years by Ben Maxwell Stone diagnosed at the age of eleven years with nephritis and allow him the privilege of the floor of the House of Representatives Thursday, May 20, 1993, at a time to be determined by the Speaker.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Ben Maxwell Stone.

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