Ms. Yang Lanying was a 53-year-old from Sunjia Village, Guchengzi Township, Donglin District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province. Ms. Yang became physically and emotionally healthy after she started practicing Falun Gong in 1998. After the persecution started, her family wouldn't allow her to practice. Under the pressure, she had a relapse of her previous illnesses and passed away on February 6, 2002.