NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Eyewitness News reporter Joe Torres and photographer Glenn Mayrose rushed to the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
While trying to get closer to the burning towers, a friendly face stopped them in the crowd.
Now, they credit that woman with saving their lives.
Watch their incredible story in the video player above.
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