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FAMOUS RESCUE WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1987

Jessica McClure Rescue (CBS) 10-16-87 - YouTube

18-month-old Jessica McClure rescued from well on Oct 16 1987

On October 16, 1987, in an event that had viewers
around the world glued to their televisions, 18-
month-old Jessica McClure is rescued after being
trapped for 58 hours in an abandoned water well
she had fallen into in Midland,
Texas.

Today, Jessica (34) lives a quiet life in Midland,
Texas, where people still sometimes call her
“Baby Jessica.” Her husband, Danny and their
two children, Simon, and Sheyenne (below). She
had to undergo 15 surgeries after her rescue.

 

Baby Jessica opens up about her famous 1987 well rescue, her lost £1million trust and her hands-off style of parenting

RetroNewsNow on Twitter: "'Jessica McClure is up. She's alive. What a fighter' — Dan Rather (October 16, 1987) https://t.co/xD4b9LGNPS"

  25th Anniversary of the Rescue of Baby Jessica Picture | Baby Jessica 25th Anniversary of Rescue - ABC News
Today, the well is still there, in the backyard of another Midland
family. But it is safe now, capped and sealed in loving memory
of Jessica.

 

 

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