Remembering Falun Dafa Practitioner Wang Shuqin
(Clearwisdom.net) The first time I met Wang Shuqin (female) was in the summer of 2000 at the Shuanghe Forced Labor Camp in Qiqihar City. She was held in solitary confinement in a small cell. When we went out to do labor and were passing by the clinic, we saw her coming out after being force-fed. What I remember most from that time was her confident smile and her white hair.
She and her husband Mr. Cui both practiced Falun Dafa. We all called her "Aunt Cui," a respectful way of addressing older ladies. The Cui's were well to do, but they led a very simple life. All of Aunt Cui's savings were used to help others. She participated in much of the truth-clarifying work. She pitched in whenever money was needed. When she saw truth materials being thrown away, she felt very bad. Once, she decided to buy some greeting card envelopes to deliver the materials door to door. Although it was very risky, she felt that it would make it easier for people to receive them. When she found out that posters were being taken down by cleaning personnel, she went to talk to them, telling them that the materials were for helping people and that it was wrong to take them down. At the same time, she showed understanding of their situation, i.e. being fined when truth materials were found in their area. She said to them, "As long as you don't take them down, I will compensate you for whatever fines you have to pay." On the other hand, Aunt Cui was strict with herself. She always tried to measure herself against the Fa. When both she and her husband were illegally jailed, their children bribed the officials to have them released. When Aunt Cui heard about this, she demanded the money back, sparing the police from gaining karma.
Aunt Cui was very diligent, studying the Fa until 2, 3 o'clock in the morning every day. Undaunted by the terror around her, Aunt Cui set up a study group and held experience-sharing meetings at her home. With a firm belief in Falun Dafa, she went to Beijing to peacefully appeal for Falun Gong. In 1999, Aunt Cui initiated a petition with a hundred signatures to go to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong. When other practitioners didn't step forward, Aunt Cui encouraged them to; for those who believed the lies, Aunt Cui talked to them again and again, showing them Teacher Li's articles. Some immediately realized they were wrong. Others gradually awakened.
Although Aunt Cui is 60-year-old, she never fell behind in truth-clarifying work such as hanging up banners. Once Aunt Cui showed a truth-clarifying VCD to people, but was exposed and arrested. During her detention, she went on a hunger strike for 28 days. After she was released, she didn't resent the person who had exposed her. Instead, she clarified the truth to her. One practitioner became unconscious while she was on hunger strike and was dying in the hospital. Aunt Cui rescued her from the hospital. In July 2002, both Mr. and Mrs. Cui were arrested. The police were going to put them in an illegal trial. Aunt Cui again went on a hunger strike for lack of other avenues. Having been force-fed and tortured, Aunt Cui died during the mid-autumn festival in 2002. A kind-hearted, optimistic, and respectable elderly lady was thus murdered by the Jiang regime. Aunt Cui validated Dafa with her entire life all the way to the end.