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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!

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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.

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.