(Clearwisdom.net) From August 4 to 8, 2010, the annual Lobster Festival was held in Rochland, Maine. Falun Gong practitioners set up a booth at the event to teach people how to fold paper lotus flowers and raise awareness about Falun Gong and the persecution.

Ms. Trisha Audette (right) is shocked at CCP's brutal persecution of Falun Gong

Ms. Trisha Audette from Maine was indignant after reading the information about the Chinese Communist Party's brutal persecution of Falun Gong. She signed the petition against the persecution and encouraged her mother and son to sign.

Children fold lotus flowers while others read the flyers to learn more about Falun Gong

Upon learning what Falun Gong is, one woman became very interested in the practice. After learning that the practice is being persecuted in China, she said in surprise that such persecution is unacceptable and signed the petition to support Falun Gong.

A gentleman from Maryland said he knew of the CCP's persecution of Falun Gong and the peaceful protest of practitioners during the past ten years. He said, "You are doing great. Very courageous. Keep going!"