Season 2 - Episode 7
07 - Baby Jessica--Robbie & Casey O' Donnell
When 18-month-old "Baby Jessica" fell down an abandoned well in 1987, the world was riveted by the efforts of the rescue team that included fireman Robert O'Donnell. But the overwhelming media attention left O'Donnell feeling hollowed-out and betrayed, and his life spiraled downward. In an emotionally-charged interview, O'Donnell's former wife and son tell William Shatner about the man they loved and then lost.
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Robert O’Donnell’s wife and son recall when he rescued Baby Jessica.
Robert O’Donnell’s family discusses the notes he wrote to them before taking his own life.