Mr. Wan Niaogen, 58 years old, was a resident of Dutou Village, Nanchang County, Jiangxi Province. After he began to practice Falun Gong, he became very healthy. His wife Yuan Chunying was handicapped. After she saw that he became healthy, she also began to practice Falun Gong. After the persecution started, they appealed to the government and firmly continued to practice. Because of this, his wife was arrested and detained six times, and fined 5,600 yuan. He was detained two times, arrested, sent to brainwashing sessions two times and fined 3,000 yuan. In addition, the police confiscated some traditional Chinese and western medicine, worth over 10,000 yuan. Mr. Wang was tortured so severely at the brainwashing center that he vomited blood. On January 27, 2004, he passed away.