Famous toddler in 1987 well rescue is now married – with two kids of her own
She became the biggest star on TV at just 18 months old, but today, ‘Baby’ Jessica McClure is a stay-at-home mom of two.
Now Jessica Morales, the 26-year-old is married and still lives near the site of her dramatic rescue on October 16, 1987 – 25 years ago today.
Millions around the world were glued to their televisions and praying for her safety as dozens of rescuers worked night and day to save Jessica McClure from inside an abandoned well.
During her 58-hour ordeal, kind-hearted viewers even donated money to help the little girl recover, which was placed into a trust fund.
She collected the fund’s $800,000 on her 25th birthday last year.
Jessica intended to put the money towards a college fund for her two children – Simon and Sheyenne.