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Jill and Jessa Duggar Talk Family Scandal: 'We Were Devastated'



    Jill Duggar and Jessa Duggar are ready to open up their lives to the cameras once again.

    Less than a month after TLC announced the famous sisters would be returning to reality TV, audiences are getting a first look at their upcoming series of specials called "Jill & Jessa: Counting On." At first glance, viewers quickly learn that Josh Duggar's scandal will likely be addressed when the sisters discuss the media storm that quickly followed their family.

    "We were devastated. We couldn't believe it," Jessa, 22, explained to cameras. "You have to wonder, how did this happen?"

    Jill, 24, added, "You're angry and hurt and all those emotions all mixed together. I cried a lot of tears. I still do."

    Ultimately, the duo is ready to move past the scandal and document their lives that will feature "exciting milestones."

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    Jessa and her husband Ben Seewald are preparing for the birth of their first child due Nov. 1.

    Meanwhile, Jill and her man Derick Dillard are documenting their move to Central America where they have been completing mission work.

    "Even with all the difficulties that my family has walked through, there's still a lot of exciting milestones ahead," Jessa promised. "Ben and I are really excited to welcome our first little one into the world very soon."

    Jill added, "We do feel like we are stepping on. We're excited about what the future holds. We will come out of this fire stronger as a family unit."

    "Jill & Jess: Counting On" is slated to premiere on TLC this December.

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