“If I didn't have cancer, there is no way I would have calmed down and thought about this [vying for money and success],” said Ms. Luo Lihui, whose battle with stage IV cancer led her to discover Falun Dafa and turn her life around. Her recovery amazed those close to her and her father often exclaims, “Falun Dafa is really awesome!”
Falun Gong practitioners held banners and posters and gave speeches in Philadelphia's Chinatown to oppose the ongoing persecution of the practice in China. Many passersby signed a petition calling for an end to the regime. A state representative issued a proclamation in support of the Quitting the CCP Movement and another politician wrote a letter of support.
For eight weeks, students and teachers benefited from an environment in which everyone looked inward for opportunities to improve their character and learned to let go of selfish mentalities. In addition to studying Falun Dafa and doing the exercises, students attended classes on traditional Chinese dance, art, calligraphy, painting, and crafts.
State Representative Mary Isaacson issued a citation in support of Falun Gong practitioners’ rally to celebrate the courage of Chinese who have renounced their memberships in the Chinese Communist Party.
Practitioners demonstrated the Falun Dafa exercises, gave out paper lotus flowers, and shared information about the persecution of their faith in China.
Practitioners from around Stuttgart returned to King Street (Königstraße), where they hosted an information booth to inform the public about the persecution of Falun Dafa in China.