Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard: MARRIED!!!

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Jill Duggar, the second daughter in the enormous Duggar family of 19 Kids & Counting fame, married Derick Dillard Saturday in front of (lots of) family and friends.

More than 1,000 people in all were on hand to witness Jill, 23, become the first daughter of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar to tie the knot with fiance Derick, 25.

The wedding vows were sealed with a kiss - their first ever!

Jill Duggar Wedding Photo

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard were greatly anticipating that.

"I think it is safer and makes it more special to wait to kiss until your wedding day," Jill said of saving her first kiss for marriage, as shown on her TLC show.

[UPDATE: See the married couple's first kiss photo below!]

"To save the physical side of your marriage for your wedding day and not going further than you should ... we both just want to have no regrets."

That was all good with Derick, who adds, "You can really get to know each other on every level without the physical part of it. I am the most blessed man to have Jill."

The happy couple plans to honeymoon at an undisclosed location.

At their wedding, five Duggar sisters were bridesmaids, two brothers were groomsmen, and more siblings, nieces and nephews served as flower girls and ring bearers.

It was one major Duggar family affair, through and through, for Jill.

Jill Duggar Wedding Pic: First Kiss!

The previous day, volunteers gathered to help with decorations, get food ready for the reception and help organize the church in anticipation of the event.

The big event went down in their hometown of Springdale, Ark.

"I've been crying half the day, so I'm making jokes to keep from crying," Jim Bob said at the rehearsal dinner, where guests took turns sharing memories and advice.

One wedding present they already received? The couple admitted to adding cereal on their wedding registry in a moment when hunger took over.

"We were hungry while we were making our registry and we gravitated over to the cereal section," Dillard said, laughing. "We picked about five types of cereal."

"We actually already got some."

Congratulations to the couple on that awesome gift, and more significantly on finding the one to spend the rest of their lives and make tons of babies with.

Tons and tons of babies.

Their First Meeting (Sort Of)!
The Arkansas natives grew up within 45 minutes of each other, but didn't meet until late 2011. Jill recalled when Derick stopped by while caroling with a church group, and not long after, "Derick contacted my dad and asked if he would be a prayer partner during his two-year term in Nepal."

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Wow... Her husband looks more like her brother.

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Who cares? Never heard of these people!

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@ joenamherst

why bother responding if you don't care?

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I think he will be good for you.
if not, call my number............

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He couldn't bother shaving. What a loser.

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@ Alexa

obviously you don't watch the show, Jill likes him with facial hair

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Jill will never know if her husband is a good kisser or bad, or if he's good or lousy in bed, because she's never tried anything else. Are we still living in the middle ages or what? Not kissing till the day you get married...there is something very wrong with that picture.

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@ dee potter

GOOD GRIEF!!! THEY HAVE NEVER BEEN ALLOWED TO BE ON A DATE BY THEMELVES, ALWAYS HAD TO HAVE SOMEONE AROUND WATCHING. HOPE THIS FAMILY GAVE THEM A BREAK ON THEIR HONEYMOON NIGHT!!!!

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@ dee potter

This family is nuts! It's sad with all the opportunities for women now, that she'll turn into a baby machine like her mother and be ignorant as hell like her as well!

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@ Sherron

IT IS SO SAD....I THINK THE BROTHER ALREADY HAS 3 AND ONE ON THE WAY. DON'T QUOTE ME ON THOUGH....

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@ dee potter

there is absolutely nothing wrong with it, it's sweet that they based their relationship on how they feel about each other vs how good they are in bed or anything else physical, it's not the "middle ages" plenty of people still wait to have sex til they are married, nothing wrong at all with it

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@ dee potter

So what? They get to learn togther. The only thing that Jill needs to know if how SHE feels about it. I hope they have lots of time to learn and grow together.

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@ dee potter

your philosophy is what has led to STD's, abortion, rape, pornography etc. Yep, we are much better off with sexual promiscuity.

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@ dee potter

Dee: "There is something very wrong with that picture."
That may be your opinion, but all that really matters is what they believe is right. How they handle their intimate relationship is none of your business.

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@ dee potter

There is way more to marriage than just the physical aspect. As Christians, they believe that sex is something to be enjoyed after marriage. What comes first is that they become one with Christ and strengthen each other within the faith. It's how they wished to live their lives, I'm glad they're happy!

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@ Lauren

Such bullshit! Sex is also an important part of marriage. Chemistry is quite often what keeps it going in bad times..stupid to marry someone you've never even kissed!

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@ dee potter

Stop with the nitpicking already. What's important is that she saved herself for her wedding night.

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10 to 1 nine months from the wedding day....BAM!!!

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It will be fun to read the announcement when one of the gay Duggar kids gets married.

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@ Kevin

YOU ARE RIGHT, HOWEVER, THE PARENTS WOULD NEVER ALLOW THAT TO HAPPEN, THAT IS, A GAY UNION. EEEK....

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@ Kevin

so what if one of them is gay? Does it affect anyone else? No.

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@ Kevin

Actually, I never thought of that! Statistically, there is a significant increase in the chance that a male will be gay based on how many older brothers he has. I'm not saying that if you have many older brothers you are BOUND to be gay, but with so many children in the family, there's a pretty good chance that one of them will be a homosexual.

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Its Great to see someone Marry someone not just based on the physical side of a Relationship, and I am so Glad that her father was there along with her Mother to reinforce that mental relationship. God will be first, and with this the relationship has the first measure of SUCCESS!!!

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@ Yvette

Which god? There are several hundred to pick from...

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WHO? Never heard of these people before.

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@ ChunkyMonkey

All America know for this family ....you willy monkey did you live in Jungle???

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@ ChunkyMonkey

Someone tell this mom that her vagina is just that and not a dang clown car!

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@ rob

It's more like a Grayhound bus by now...

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@ Kevin

Why the criticism? It apparently works for them.

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