(Clearwisdom.net) Mr. Cao Yuqiang, from the Zhenshanqian Village in Xudatun Town, Pulandian City, Liaoning Province, died on April 8, 2004 as a result of brutal persecution by the Chinese Communist regime for his steadfast belief in Falun Dafa. He is survived by his son, Cao Xiaodong.

Falun Dafa practitioner Cao Yuqiang, who died from persecution

Cao Xiaodong, Mr. Cao Yuqiang's surviving son

Cao Xiaodong is 9 years old. He is a student in Class 1 of the Third Grade at Xudatun Village Central Elementary School. The teacher responsible for his class is Xie Jiaozhong. Cao Xiaodong's mother has remarried. Young Cao is being raised by his paternal grandparents, 65-year-old Ms. Zhang Jinrong and 66-year-old Mr. Cao Hongyu.