Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard Photos: True Love Timeline

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19 Kids and Counting's Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are married - and now the parents of Israel David! Here's a look back at how their love came about.

1. Their First Meeting (Sort Of)!

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."

2. Jim Bob Plays Matchmaker

Jim Bob Plays Matchmaker
Jim Bob Duggar took Derick under his wing indeed, and gradually started talking about his daughter Jill to him ... and him to her throughout the next year or so.

3. Their First Chat

Their First Chat
"The first time Jill and I spoke was over the phone in a brief conversation we had back in March 2013," Derick recalls. Added Jill, "Derick called my dad to give him an update and pray together and I happened to walk in the room."

4. Skype

Technology helped them get to know each other for months before Jill boarded a plane to meet him face to face - in Nepal.

5. They Meet at Last! In Nepal!

They Meet at Last! In Nepal!
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard had never met in person before she traveled to Nepal to be with him in November 2013.

6. Welcome Home!

Welcome Home!
After 60 more days away from his beloved, Derick finally returned home from Nepal at the beginning of 2014.

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