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Chuck Colson (1931 – 2012) B.A. (Brown University); J.D. (George Washington University of Law). After serving in the military and founding a prestigious law firm, Colson was named Special Counsel to President Nixon and eventually became part of the Watergate conspiracy cover-up. Colson pled guilty to obstruction of justice and was incarcerated for 7 months. Prior to his incarceration, Colson became a Christian and over the next several decades, he demonstrated a radical life change. Colson not only founded Prison Fellowship (www.prisonfellowship.org) and The Chuck Colson Center for Christian World (www.colsoncenter.org), a Christian organization dedicated “to living and defending the Christian world), he wrote over 30 books, traveled the world speaking about the Christian world and engaged in a daily radio commentary known as Breakpoint. In 1993, Colson was awarded the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion and donated the 1 million dollar prize to further the work of Prison Fellowship, as he did all of the fees and royalties he earned as a public speaker.

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