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'Baby Jessica,' now 19, reportedly marries

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) -- A published report says "Baby Jessica," whose dramatic rescue from an abandoned Texas well was televised across the country 18 years ago, has gotten married.

People magazine says on its Web site that Jessica McClure, now 19, married Daniel Morales at a rural church outside Midland on Saturday.

The magazine says a sign on the door instructed guests not to take pictures or video. The two met at a day-care center where Morales' sister worked with McClure.

Crews struggled for 58 hours to rescue Jessica McClure, then 18 months old, after she fell into an eight-inch-wide pipe in October 1987.

The story created a nationwide sensation. Emergency crews rescued her after digging a parallel shaft and then breaking through the wall of the well.

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