Ms. Li Ruixia, 73 years old, was a practitioner from Fengrun of Tangshan City, Hebei Province. She began to practice Falun Gong in June 1997. Because of practicing Falun Gong, she recovered from many illnesses and maintained good health. After July 20, 1999, because she refused to renounce Falun Gong, her entire family was frequently harassed and threatened by the authorities. Her home was ransacked. Her daughter-in-law, daughter, and son-in-law were arrested and tortured in brainwashing classes, detention centers and labor camps. Due to these misfortunes, Ms. Li suffered mentally and physically. She died on January 14, 2004.