Twenty-five years ago on Oct. 16, the television viewing nation witnessed the iconic extraction of 18-month-old Jessica McClure from a water well in Midland, Tex.
By all accounts, the event was watched closely by a widespread audience, as many sat with uncertainty about the safety of the toddler who fell in the deep hole.
McClure's rescue after two-and-a-half days trapped underground was remarkable for today's media, long before social media supplemented televised news coverage.
For those who watched, it was an event that united the nation all for one girl placed in a fearsome position.
Today, McClure is far from the little girl on that day in 1987. Jessica, 26, is married with two children.
If you watched coverage of Baby Jessica, what do you remember about the ordeal? What were your feelings then?
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