(Minghui.org) This amazing event happened over 20 years ago.

One June day in 1996, a group of Falun Gong practitioners gathered in a park in Northeast China. They were getting ready to meditate. One of them was an elderly lady with a huge scarf wrapped around her head and part of her face. She looked worn out and her face was ashen.

Since it was June, the weather was warm. Given her outfit, she didn’t look well. She did not say a word to anyone, just sat down on a mat by herself. She followed the movements of a practitioner near her. After the meditation, she left.

Several days later, she returned looking quite different. She wasn’t wearing a scarf and you could see her gray hair. She looked visibly better with more color in her face. There was a bandaid on her cheek. She still didn’t say anything, just did the exercises again.

After a period of time, a practitioner asked about her condition, and she told them her story.

Her name was Jie and she was 68. She’d retired from a local hospital where she’d worked as a custodian. Several years before, she’d had a tumor on her neck that grew larger and larger. She eventually had it removed in a Beijing hospital—and it weighed close to two pounds! But after a couple of years, it grew back. She returned to the surgeon, who he told her that nothing would get rid of it—the tumor had a root and would grow back again. After several hospitals gave her the same prognosis, she had no choice but to go home.

Her condition got worse by the day. She was in agony and could not eat or sleep. Nobody was able to help her. An old acquaintance came to visit her and told her to give Falun Gong a try. The acquaintance told her where the nearby exercise site was and also that Falun Gong was not about treating illness, that it was cultivation, but that it would purify the cultivator's body. That knowledge gave her a sense of hope.

That evening, she found the exercise site. She did not want anyone to see her condition, so she covered her face with a big scarf. During the meditation, her pain dissipated. After she went home she felt hungry and wanted to eat. Her children were delighted to hear that since she had not been able to eat or sleep for days. She had a good meal and felt very drowsy. She fell asleep with no problem that night.

In the middle of the night, a sound like a balloon popping woke her up. She felt something wet but she was too drowsy to do anything about it and went back to sleep. The next day when she was ready to go out to go do the exercises, her husband was shocked: “What's wrong with your face?” Her skin was stretched like a balloon with a little hole oozing a bloody discharge.

She thought it was draining too slowly, so she took a pair of scissors and made the hole a little larger. Right then, a huge tumor fell out of her neck onto the floor, the bloody discharge all over her foot! Her husband was scared to death and ran to get his neighbor who was a doctor.

The doctor came with all kinds of things to take care of her. It was a huge tumor, and her skin that had stretched to covered it now sagged. After the doctor closed the wound and applied antibiotics, he covered it with a big bandaid. Her tumor was gone! Her pain was also gone! She then endured three days and nights of body purification, throwing up and urinating almost non-stop. Her urine was greenish-gray and had a horrible smell.

Her health improved after that. She looked healthy, with rosy cheeks, and was full of energy. She has practiced Falun Gong ever since.

Her story shook the local community and the hospital where she used to work. People were amazed by the healing power of Falun Gong. Many doctors and other hospital employees came to our exercise site to learn Falun Gong.