Saturday, September 10, 2016

我的初中畢業證 My Junior High School Graduate Certificate

那一年我14歲 。I was 14 years old then. 


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

My Quarterly Pass for Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing-And My Happy and Painful Memories-我的天壇公園季度票以及一段幸福而痛苦的記憶

Before the crackdown on Falun Gong, I had been going to the south gate practice site at the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing to do Falun Gong exercises, everyday from 6:00 am to 8:am. So this was my quarterly pass for the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing. At that time, there were quite a few one Falun Gong practice sites in the Temple of Heaven Park alone. It seems that at every gate (the park has at least four gates facing four directions.) there was at lease on practice site. It was very easy to gather thousands of people to do group Falun Gong exercises then. How I miss those wonderful days, when we could peacefully and diligently do our daily exercises! Everybody was so happy! Life became so wonderful! We did it everyday no matter what, when the temperature was as low as -15 degree Celsius, or when the wind was as strong as a typhoon.
Please note the date of the pass: July 1999 to September 1999. As soon as the crackdown started on July 20, 1999, it was impossible to practice in the park any more. Actually on July 20, 1999, I was detained in Shijingshan Sports Stadium with thousands of other Falun Gong practitioners for a whole day. So this pass became useless to me ever since. Shall I ask for a refund?
How wonderful life would have been without the persecution! The benefits Falun Gong could have brought to the people, to the nation and to the whole world would be beyond imagination. What a pity that the CCP had to start this most vicious persecution! How many lives have we lost or will lose because of this persecution? The number is terribly huge. So let’s work harder to stop this evil persecution!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

我的北大游泳證-My Peking University Swimming Pool Pass

Once upon a time, you needed a “certificate”, or a permit, or a “special ticket” to buy virally everything in China, such as meat, sugar, flour, rice, cooking oil, cloth fabric, etc. Today I saw this “ticket” for the swimming pool in Peking University. As it is so old, I guess we can treat it as a historical relic now. That’s why I posted it here. The hand written number “36/417” on the card could have been a secret in my university days; but it wouldn’t matter now, so I could “generously” reveal it today: It means that I lived at Room 417, No. 36 Student Dormitory Building. In those days you couldn’t tell just anybody where you lived; otherwise you could bring troubles to yourself. 

My High School Student ID-我的高中學生證

My high school student ID card. The card says I was 16 years old then. The jacket I wore was my father's workwear. The material was very much like today's jean, very tough. I somehow liked to look like someone who belonged to "working class". I guess it was because it was very important to belong to the right class of the society in those days. Intellectuals were not trusted by the Party,and could be regarded as dangerous.