(Minghui.org) I had measles and typhoid at the same time when I was nine years old. The diseases caused a fever which lasted for a month. As a result, I lost all of my hair, and became deaf and mentally challenged. A year later, I finally recovered but was left with chronic coughing. I coughed the entire winter, and could not lie down to sleep.

I had rheumatism when I was 19, due to prolonged exposure to bone-chilling wind. During the Cultural Revolution, my home was ransacked, and my father beaten. Frightened by all this, I developed epilepsy and went into seizures and lost consciousness from time to time.

After I got married, I had an ectopic pregnancy and had to undergo surgery, which left me with annex inflammation. I had a bulging stomach, and could hardly lift my legs. Yet I still had to help with farm work. My husband was working in the city at the time, and I was living in the village with his parents.

My parents-in-law were worried that I might become a burden to their son, so they tried to persuade him to divorce me. I was so sick that I had difficulty breathing. I frequently had fevers, and weighed only 77 pounds. My in-laws treated me badly, and hit me whenever they wanted. My children also received a lot of beatings and scoldings from them.

I had another major surgery in 1982. A large mediastinal tumor and about 7.7 pounds of pleural fluid were removed from my chest. I then had postoperative adhesions between my lungs and my back, and often had fevers.

I found out a year later that I had contracted hepatitis C from a blood transfusion I received during the surgery. I felt weak and had neurasthenia, and I often passed out from fatigue.

I had a stroke in late 1996, and received treatment for five months. But my left leg was still too weak to go down stairs. When I ate, I couldn't tell whether I was full or not. My coworkers came to visit me, and I couldn't remember their names. I felt that I could die at any minute.

My sister-in-law's husband came to visit me in March 1997. He mentioned that his coworker also had a stroke, and couldn't work for three years. But the coworker fully recovered and went back to work, after practicing Falun Gong. He suggested that I too should practice Falun Gong. I agreed. He brought me the book Zhuan Falun, and Master's lecture and exercise videos. That's how I started my cultivation.

Several days after I started practicing Falun Gong, my condition improved greatly. Three months later, I started going to a practice site to do the exercises with other practitioners. As I continued studying Fa and doing the exercises, all my diseases disappeared. I'm now a very healthy person. My son and daughter's families live in the same community, and I help with their chores and taking care of my grandchildren.

I haven't taken any medicine since I began practicing. If I didn't practice Falun Gong, I probably would have died. I went back to my hometown with my husband and ran into old acquaintances. They commented on how I didn't look like I had aged at all. Falun Gong gave me health and a new life.

Friends and Families Benefited from Falun Gong

My younger sister was diagnosed with liver cancer in late 1998. The cancer spread rampantly in her body. Doctors told us that she had two weeks to live, and that there was no need to give her any treatment. My sister was too weak to do anything, had a bulging stomach, and lost her appetite.

I went to visit her with a Falun Dafa book and exercise videos. I told her that Falun Gong could save her life. My sister started watching Master's lecture videos. After a week, she threw up and had diarrhea for several days. A rash developed in her waist area, but disappeared in several days. She gradually recovered and regained her health.

She started to tell people how Dafa had saved her life, and helped to set up a practice site. Many people heard her story and began practicing. But in 2001, she slacked off in her cultivation. She was very busy with farm work, and didn't do any exercises or study the teachings. After she stopped cultivating in 2002, she had a stroke, and died two weeks later.

An old neighbor was diagnosed with late-stage ovarian cancer In 2008. Her belly was filled with fluid, and doctors gave up on her. When I went to visit her with my family, she couldn't even sit up. I played Master's lectures for her, and asked her husband and children to recite “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” They recited the phrases wholeheartedly.

My neighbor listened to Master's lectures for almost the entire night. The next day, we took her to the hospital and asked a relative who was a doctor there to help relieve her pain by draining fluid from her belly. The relative told my son, “It's no use. The fluid will come back soon after it's drained.” We still requested the treatment. The doctor drained the fluid and gave her chemotherapy.

Miraculously, the fluid didn't return to her belly. My neighbor stayed in the hospital for over 20 days and was discharged. She is still alive, and living a normal life.

My niece went into the food wholesale business in 2004. The business didn't go well, and was very quickly about to collapse. I told her to recite “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” She followed my suggestion sincerely. Three months later, her business turned around. It continued to flourish, and she was able to expand the business significantly.

She later wanted to have a son. She recited “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” She now has a healthy little boy. She truly believes that Dafa brought luck and good fortune to them.

My younger brother borrowed over one million yuan (about $160,000) in 2007, and rented a three-story building for his wholesale clothing business. The business didn't do very well, and he had a lot of unsold merchandise. He had become very distraught, and was about to commit suicide when he came to see me for the last time (he didn't tell me this at the time, but confessed to me later).

He said to me, “Look at you. You look so happy. Why do I feel that life is so meaningless?” I replied, “My life turned around because of Dafa. Otherwise, I may have died a long time ago. Don't you remember?” He asked me, “If I start to practice Dafa, will Master take care of me too?” I said, “Of course. Master takes care of all of his disciples.”

He took the book Zhuan Falun to his home, and that night opened the book and cried in front of Master's picture in the book. He said, “Master, please help me. I want to lease the storefront.” The next day, he put out ads for the storefront. He had done that before, but there was no interest in it. This time, within an hour, a person called to take the storefront. That person didn't want the merchandise in the building, so my brother asked for two weeks time to sell the merchandise. He was able to sell all the merchandise within three days.

Shortly thereafter, a relative arranged a sales booth in another area. He went there and started a new business. The business did very well, and within a few years, he bought two apartments and a car. His entire family has become Dafa practitioners.

These are all true stories that happened to me, and my friends and family members. Dafa brings only benefit to people. Our gratitude towards Dafa is beyond words.