Mr. Guo Shutian, 86 years old, was a resident of Chengguan Township in Zanhuang County, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province. He began to practice Falun Gong in the spring of 1999 and was impressed by the profoundness of Falun Gong. After the persecution of Falun Gong began, his daughter went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong and was arrested several times by the police. The police also ransacked her home many times. Mr. Guo was deeply hurt mentally and physically by all of these illegal actions. He passed away in October 2001.