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Twins John David & Jana Duggar Go On Disaster Relief Mission To Bahamas With Younger Siblings

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Sep. 3 2019, Updated 5:44 p.m. ET

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Twins John David and Jana Duggar flew to The Bahamas on September 3 with their younger siblings Jason and James and brother-in-law Austin Forsyth. The Counting On stars are part of a Christian disaster relief group, which plans to give support to locals affected by Hurricane Dorian.

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On the family Instagram, managed by Michelle and Jim Bob, they shared a photo of their sons prepared to take flight. Although Jana, 29, wasn’t included in the all-male group picture, the proud parents revealed, “John, Jana, Jason, and James took off early this morning with a medical and disaster relief team to the Bahamas to help after the massive devastation from #HurricaneDorian.”

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“They’re now on the ground! Please keep the team and all who’ve been affected by this horrific storm in your prayers,” the family added.

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Nathan and Lawson Bates, from the show Growing Up Bates, were also among the group of rescuers that traveled with the Duggar siblings.

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Austin, 25, who is Joy-Anna’s husband, was also on the mission. “Hard goodbyes! But so thankful that he can use his EMT skills to help others,” Joy-Anna, 21, captioned a selfie with her husband before his departure.

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In a press release from the Medical Evacuation Disaster Intervention Corps (MEDIC), the organization explained that it “dispatched several aircraft including fixed wing and helicopter and a volunteer emergency response team of cross-trained specialists to the area.”

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“The team is already coordinating rescue efforts with the appropriate Bahamian authorities to provide emergency response to impacted residents in the Bahamas,” the statement added.

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