A single mom embraces life after being fired from her job of 50 years

Rebecca Danigelis' son chronicled her bucket list journey in his documentary, "Duty Free."
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America strong, the mom who at 75 last her job and the son not wasting any time. Here's linsey Davis. Reporter: For 50 years, Rebecca danigelis worked as a housekeeper. Are the blinds clean? Are the blinds operating properly? Reporter: When she was unexpectedly fired, she left this message for her son. I just got fired. Just want you to know that. Call me, bye. Reporter: It was then Rebecca realized how much she had missed. I never made it to my sister Elsie's funeral because I was working. Reporter: A single mom, she raised two sons in Boston. Three of us on one paycheck. Wasn't easy. Reporter: One of Rebecca's sons helped her realize her bucket list, and the journey began, chronicled in his documentary, "Duty free." Taking a hip-hop lesson with a dancer from "Hamilton." A return home to England. She even joined Instagram. Just press the heart. There you go. Reporter: After being alive for 75 years, it's just in the last year Rebecca started to truly live. ??? ??? Can I come? An incredible mother and son. I hope to see you right back here tomorrow. WCVB at 7:00.

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