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Looking at the pic, it doesn't seem anything broken. All it is the shock retaining screw came off or if worse, the shock is dead.
No one is going to tell you it is safe to drive the van for 200 miles with a bad shock, but I can tell you the shock is not going to completely come off if you drive carefully.
Regardless, you need to replace this shock. I would replace both side. If you need it in a hurry, go to local part store and get it; if not order it from Amazon: KYB 344296 GR-2 or Monroe 911272 Reflex.
If you want to DIY, all you need is removing the 4 big bolts holding the shock mounting plate while you don't even need to jack up the car or remove the wheel. The bolts might be hard to break, you can sit down on the floor and push with your leg on the breaker bar or wrench. If you have changed shock before, it probably takes 20 min.
Good luck and post back.
Hope this helps,
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