(Clearwisdom.net) On December 16, 2004, the Massachusetts Senate and the Massachusetts House of Representatives respectively issued Official Citations in recognition of Mr. Li Hongzhi and Falun Dafa. Below are the two citations.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts Senate

Official Citation

Be it known, that the Massachusetts Senate hereby extends its congratulations to:

Mr. Li Hongzhi and Falun Dafa

In Recognition of:

Your contribution to improve health and high moral standards, the teaching of truthfulness, compassion and tolerance, and the uncompromising courage of Falun Dafa practitioners; and

Be it further known that the Massachusetts Senate extends best wishes for continued success; that this Citation be only signed by the President of the Senate and attested to and a copy of transmitted by the Clerk of the Senate.

By: Robert E. Travaglini
President of the Senate

Attest: William Welch
Clerk of the Senate

By: Sue Tucker
State Senator

Date: December 16, 2004

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts House of Representatives

Be it hereby known to all that:

The Massachusetts House of Representatives offers its sincerest congratulations to:

Mr. Li Hongzhi and Falun Dafa

in recognition of

Mr. Li's teaching which promotes better health and high moral standards and in further recognition of Falun Dafa practitioners in China who have maintained their unequivocal right, often at extraordinary personal risk to their practice and belief in truthfulness, compassion and tolerance. May the Truth Compassion Tolerance art exhibit and cultural events enjoy great success.

The entire membership extends its very best wishes and expresses the hope for future good fortune and continued success in all endeavors.

Given this 16th day of December, 2004 at the State House, Boston, Massachusetts.

By: Salvatore F. DiMasi
Speaker of the House

Offered by: Mark V. Falzone
State Representative

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