Edith Green and her granddaughter, Chaya

In 1980, Edith Green was a school teacher living just north of New York City.

Her children were grown and she lived alone, when she struck up a new acquaintance.

She spoke with her granddaughter, Chaya, at StoryCorps.

Because of her injuries, Edith had to retire from teaching, but had a second career as a guidance counselor. She died in 2010.