Eighty-three-year-old practitioner Mr. Wang Hongtu was from Laizhou City, Shandong Province. He took up the practice of Falun Gong in 1996. In 2001, his daughter, also a practitioner, was illegally arrested and sentenced to 4 years in prison. Since then, Wang Hongtu was often harassed and threatened by the local police. Additionally, he missed his daughter. He passed away on May 12, 2004.