In 1987, Baby Jessica Was Trapped In A Well For 58 Hours. Now, She’s All Grown Up

Her Story Was About To Cause A Stir

It didn’t take long for Jessica’s mother to figure out what had happened to her child. In no time, paramedics, firefighters, police officers, and even the media were swarming the backyard.

18 month old Jessica McClure fell into an eight inch diameter well pipe in the backyard of her aunt.
Barbara Laing / Liaison Agency
Barbara Laing / Liaison Agency

While a majority of the people wanted nothing more than to help the scared child, the media was ready to put the story on the 6 o’clock news.