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Just last month, members of the extended Duggar family snubbed Jim Bob on Father’s Day.

That sounds about right. He’s not exactly father of the year — and never has been.

This week, the disgraced family patriarch turned 57 years old.

Only one of his nineteen children posted a public birthday tribute. You might be able to guess which one. …

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Jim Bob Duggar has raised 19 kids. At least one of them has been accused of pedophilia.

Jim Bob Duggar made it part of his life’s mission to church out as many cult-raised Duggars as possible.

He and Michelle did just that, churning out a brood of 19 children.

So curious that a family that is so visible on social media would let his birthday go by without a mention.

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Jim Bob has married off quite a few daughters, but Joseph is only his second son to tie the knot. No wonder the man looks nervous!

Well, there was one mention — by Jessa Duggar Seewald.

(If you guessed it, congratulations!)

“Had a wonderful time yesterday celebrating these birthday buddies!” she captioned the photo below.

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Jim Bob Duggar holds 1-year-old granddaughter Fern Seewald in this pic that Jessa shared.

The photo depicts Jim Bob and Fern, Jessa’s one-year-old daughter.

As her caption implies, they both share a birthday — July 18.

“Love them both dearly,” Jessa concluded her Instagram caption.

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Jessa Duggar looks into the camera in this still from a 2020 video and talks about her mental health.

This is not the first time that Jim Bob has received fewer birthday shoutouts than your average Instagram dog.

Last year, he only received a single public tribute from one of his many children.

That time, it was Jedidiah, who was happy to sing his father’s praises … amidst the metaphorical cricket noises.

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Even more recently, this pattern has continued with other holidays.

Just last month, Jim Bob heard barely a peep in terms of public posts from his children.

Jinger said something. James said something. Once again, Jessa was the one who did and said the most.

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Jessa, you clearly put a lot of work into this, but nobody’s reading all of that.

We are, of course, including Jim Bob in that (admittedly hyperbolic) assessment.

Look, maybe she just had a lot to say. Or maybe Jessa is determined to compensate.

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Jessa Duggar is on YouTube here, talking at length about her dad, who she loves for some reason.

We have all seen dysfunctional families where one relative has wronged the others.

It is only natural for different people to respond in different ways.

In a large enough group, it is all but inevitable that at least one person would double down on loving and admiring them.

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Jim Bob has fundamentally failed his family, and it is not through inaction.

He raised his children in a cult, depriving them of basic human rights and countless opportunities in life.

Robbing them of all choices and all options was not a mistake. It was his goal.

Jim Bob also actively enabled Josh Duggar’s crimes, both by covering for him in the past and mandating forgiveness towards him.

Some suspect that this is why he is not getting so many shoutouts these days.

Others think that maybe the family’s sprawling size makes regular birthday posts impossible.