How Duggars Celebrated Christmas While Josh Duggar Is in Prison

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Transferring ahead collectively. Jedidiah Duggar gave followers a glimpse at his household’s first Christmas celebration since Josh Duggar started serving his jail sentence for little one pornography.

Jedidiah, 23, posted a YouTube video on Sunday, December 25, that confirmed him and spouse Katey Nakatsu beginning the day at their house. “We acquired a white Christmas,” he started within the clip, pointing to snow on the bottom exterior. “We wakened at 7:30 [a.m.].”

The previous TLC persona and his spouse, 24, then wakened son Truett, 7 months, for his first Christmas, studying to him from the Bible earlier than serving to him open some presents. The toddler was fast to find out how opening items labored, however he was additionally very excited about placing his new toys — wrapping paper included — in his mouth.

The household then traveled to the house of Jedidiah’s dad and mom, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, for a bigger gathering with among the Duggar siblings. John-David and Jana, 32, Joseph, 27, Josiah, 26, and Jason, 26, had been all current together with youthful relations together with Jennifer, 15, Jordyn, 14, and Josie, 13.

Jill, 31, Jessa, 30, and Jinger, 29, and their respective husbands — Derick Dillard, Ben Seewald and Jeremy Vuolo — had been seemingly not in attendance, however Josh’s spouse, Anna Duggar, and among the couple’s kids could possibly be seen within the background.

In Could, Josh, 34, was sentenced to 12.5 years in jail following his December 2021 conviction for 2 counts of receiving and possessing little one pornography. Two months later, the Bureau of Prisons confirmed that the 19 Children and Counting alum shall be launched from FCI Seagoville in Texas on August 12, 2032, which means that he’ll be free greater than two years early. He may also face 20 years of supervised launch following his launch.

How the Duggar Family Celebrated Christmas While Josh Duggar Is in Prison
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The previous actuality star won’t be allowed to have unsupervised visits along with his and Anna’s seven kids throughout his time at FCI Seagoville or after his launch. He and Anna, 34, share Mackynzie, 13, Michael, 11, Marcus, 9, Meredith, 7, Mason, 5, Maryella, 3, and Madyson, 14 months.

Two weeks after his sentencing, Josh filed an enchantment in Arkansas. The June court docket paperwork acknowledged that the previous automobile salesman is now down to 1 depend of receiving little one pornography, although he was additionally convicted of possessing little one pornography six months prior.

In November, Josh’s authorized group was granted further time to work on his enchantment, which alleges that his coworker — who can be a convicted a intercourse offender — was the particular person liable for the kid pornography in query.