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"Baby Jessica" Falls Down a Well (1987) Options
Daemon
Posted: Sunday, October 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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"Baby Jessica" Falls Down a Well (1987)

Though she is now 27 years old and has kids of her own, Jessica McClure is still known to most Americans as "Baby Jessica." At 18 months old, McClure fell into an 8-inch (20-cm) wide well in Midland, Texas. The 58-hour rescue effort captivated the country. For those few days, in the words of US President Ronald Reagan, "everybody in America became godfathers and godmothers of Jessica." Donations poured in from those moved by the child's plight. What were the physical ramifications of her ordeal? More...
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Sunday, October 14, 2018 4:40:32 PM

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EVERYONE knew about this at the time.
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Posted: Sunday, October 14, 2018 8:42:16 PM

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Such a sad time!
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