"This gives me a closure," she said. "Like, when I'm working in my yard, I can turn around and I know Max is back in my head again. When I just turn around, he's there."
Belen Garcia and her husband, Max, had almost 47 years together.
They meant their marriage to last for a lifetime, and early on, Max asked her for a promise.
“We had been together for a year and six months, maybe eight.
“I said, ‘Yes, sir, what is it?’
“That’s the way we spoke to each other — yes, sir; no sir; yes, m’am; no, m’am,” she remembers.
“Promise me,” he had said.
“What is it, before I say I will?”