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Billy Graham's son: My dad's back to work

Evangelist Billy Graham is recovering at home after a case of pneumonia put him in the hospital earlier this month.

The 93-year-old preacher shares his experiences of growing older in his latest book, "Nearing Home: Life, Faith and Finishing Well."

Read an excerpt of "Nearing Home: Life, Faith and Finishing Well"

His son, Franklin Graham, chief executive officer of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and president of Samaritan's Purse, an international relief organization, said his father is recovering well at home since his hospital stay last week from pneumonia.

"He's home and getting ready for Christmas," Franklin Graham said.

But, his son said, he didn't want to leave the hospital.

"He kind of likes the hospital," Franklin Graham said. "He is the only person I know that likes the hospital and he enjoys all of the people he gets to meet but he is doing well."

Billy Graham is even back to work. His son said he tries to work a little bit each day, working on his next book about salvation and answering mail.

For more on Billy Graham's book "Nearing Home" and the lessons Franklin Graham learned from his father, check out his video above.

To help with Samaritan's Purse's "Operation Christmas Child," an effort that's been in place for 20 years for needy children around the world at Christmas, go to the Samaritan's Purse website here.

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