Ms. Wang Yajie was in her 50s. She was from Daan City, Jilin Province. After July 20, 1999, she went to the provincial government to appeal on behalf of Falun Dafa. In September 1999, she went to Beijing to appeal but was detained and persecuted in the local detention center. In June of 2001, she was detained again but managed to walk out of the detention center with dignity after a hunger strike. The local police often harassed her at home and threatened to arrest her. She was forced to leave her home and live an extremely poor life. She died on May 31, 2005.