Mr. Liu Yu, 70, lived in Chengguan Town, Pingquan County, Hebei Province. He recovered from many ailments after he started practicing Falun Dafa in 1996, and he volunteered to lead a practice group in his home. He was arrested in 2001, and held at the Pingquan County Detention Center for 100 days. Mr. Liu endured extensive torture for persevering with the practice. His illnesses returned in November 2003, and he died.