File consists of one letter from Jim Towey, describing the events of the past year of his life. Letter includes copies of two letters from Mark O. Hatfield, United States Senator from Oregon, and Bob Graham, United States Senator from Florida, to the Templeton Prize committee in Nassau, Bahamas, recommending Jean Vanier for the 1997 Templeton Prize. Letter also includes a copy of a proposal written by Towey and submitted to the MacArthur Foundation on March 19, 1996, titled "The Florida Commission on Aging with Dignity." Letter also includes a copy of an article by Towey titled "Human dignity and aging America" (Towey, H. James. The Tampa Tribune: Thursday, February 15, 1996); an article titled "America Needs a Touch of Mercy" (Towey, H. James. The Miami Herald: Sunday, February 4, 1996); and an article titled "A way to right welfare reform" (Towey, H. James. St. Pete Times [sic]: Sunday January 14, 1996).