Practitioner Ms. Dong Lianling, 77, lived in Zhanguantun Village, Laozhuangzi Town, Fengrun District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province. After she started practicing Falun Dafa in 1998, she was cured of numerous illnesses. Officers from the 610 Office constantly harassed her. She was frightened and lost her hearing. Ms. Dong had a stroke and passed away on February 29, 2004.