For a brief moment, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Teresa Garcia thought she'd seen a ghost.
She was in her office in midtown Manhattan, watching the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center, when he walked in.
"He was covered with dust. All white dust. And we couldn't even recognize him," Garcia says, recalling that day. "But he talked to my coworker and he said 'Esperanza.' And she said, 'Chino, is that you?' "