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Colson showed signs of progress Thursday, officials from Prison Fellowship told CT. He can hear, process information, and do commands given to him. “And that makes all the difference,” his attending physician said. Colson's daughter, Emily, said that when his doctors were visiting on Wednesday, Colson gave them a “thumbs up.” He continues to be listed in critical condition on Thursday afternoon.


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The family and hospital have requested that people not contact or visit the hospital until further notice. However, those who would like to send a note of encouragement to Chuck or Patty can address it to:

Sherrie Irvin
Prison Fellowship Ministries
44180 Riverside Parkway
Lansdowne, VA 20176

Christianity Today published a lengthy profile of Charles Colson in 2001.

Colson writes a regular column for Christianity Today:

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