The Tuck family explains their "incredible story" to Winnie Foster in chapter 7. The story is hardly believable, and it is clear that the Tucks have never tried to explain their particular situation before. However, they do provide evidence of the fact that they are now immortal because of drinking from the spring.
The first piece of evidence involves Jesse Tuck. He should have been killed by from his fall from a tree, but he walks away completely unscathed.
"That was the first time we figured there was something peculiar," said Mae. "Jesse fell out of a tree. . . ."
"I was way up in the middle," Jesse interrupted, "trying to saw off some of the big branches before we cut her down. I lost my balance and I fell. . . ."
"He landed plum on his head," said Mae with a shudder. "We thought for sure he'd broke his neck. But come to find out, it didn't hurt him a bit!"
The second piece of evidence is that the Tuck family horse was shot by some hunters who thought it was a deer. The horse suffered a...
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