(CNN) - Tuesday marks the 25-year anniversary of a story that captivated the country and touched off an emotional, nationwide vigil.
Baby Jessica McClure was finally freed from an abandoned well in Midland, Texas on Oct. 16, 1987. The 18-month-old toddler fell into the narrow shaft two days earlier.
It took dozens of rescuers tunneling up and under her to finally free her.
Eventually paramedics were able to squeeze into a parallel passageway and slide Jessica out of the hole 22-feet underground.
Jessica McClure Morales is now a 26-year-old married woman and a mother herself.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) proposed a pre-K voucher program as part of his 2014 agenda. The program would give underprivileged children access to pre-K programs.
Several generations gathered Saturday to remember a day that will live in infamy. The day marked 72 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Almost Home is holding an open house with special adoption deals.