(Clearwisdom.net) On August 2, 2005, Mr. Gao Shijie died under the terror of the persecution. His last days were spent in the environment of his loved ones suffering long-term mistreatment by lawless officials.

Mr. Gao Shijie's wife, son, and daughter-in-law all started practicing Falun Dafa in 1994. His family life became very peaceful, and that benefited Mr. Gao Shijie a great deal. He had even joined the group exercises once in a while. He had a college degree, and he often said that Master Li's Zhuan Falun was wonderful. He was very supportive of his wife practicing Falun Dafa and warmly welcomed fellow practitioners to visit their home.

After the persecution began on July 20, 1999, Mr. Gao live under huge pressure and terror. The lawless officials detained his family members and sent his daughter-in-law to a forced labor camp, leaving him with his infant grandson.

Under such terror, he was forced to write a guarantee statement for each of his family members, pay illegal fines, and was pressured to make sure his family members stopped studying the Fa and practicing the exercises. He said he trembled every time he heard the doorbell or the phone ring. He even disconnected the phone line for a long time. Under the terror of the persecution, Mr. Gao Shijie died on August 2, 2005.