Ms. Xu Fenglan, 80 years old, was a practitioner from Chicheng County, Zhangjiakou City of Hebei Province. Since the persecution of Falun Gong started in July 1999, her family members who are Falun Gong practitioners were detained and sent to brainwashing centers or forced labor camps. Ms. Xu lived under prolonged and huge difficulty. She passed away on March 27, 2003.