This Day In History: Texas Girl Rescued From Well

By  //  October 16, 2015

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Jessica McClure rescued from well in Midland, Texas

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ABOVE VIDEO: Rescue workers retrieve Jessica McClure Morales, then known as Jessica McClure, who gained international fame after she fell 22 into a well at her grandmother’s house in Midland, Tx on Oct. 14, 1987. A total of 16, rescuers worked for 58 hours to free her. A vital part of the rescue was the use of the then relatively new technology of waterjet cutting.