“I said, 'This is not telephone discussion.'”

90-year-old Rita Fischer and her son Jay interviewed each another at a StoryCorps booth in New York City.

They recalled a conversation they had back in the 1980s, when Jay first told Rita he was gay.

Warning: This clip features senior citizens dropping ‘f’ bombs.

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Rita Fischer has walked in New York’s AIDS Walk since 1986. She has raised more than $800,000 in that time.

Recorded in New York City, New York
Music Info: "1986" by Fredrik from the album Na Na Ni.
Produced by Jud Esty-Kendall
Facilitated by John White
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