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6 Facts about Sister Wives' Maddie Brown's soon-to-be marriage

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The Sister Wives daughter surprises with her announcement

On Sunday, Maddie Brown, daughter of Sister Wives stars Kody Brown and Janelle Brown, shared news of her engagement and gave fans some unexpected answers to their questions. Here's what we know, and don't know, about her fiancé, the proposal and more.

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1. Her fiancé is much older

Brown, 19, is engaged to Caleb Brush, 28, a mining equipment repairman.

2. The Browns approve

Brush asked Kody for permission to marry his daughter, which he granted, and sister wives Meri, Robyn and Christine tweeted their support for the couple.

3. She now lives with him in Montana

After completing her first year at Utah State University, where she was a member of Kappa Delta, Brown moved to Montana to live with Brush. When asked on Instagram if she would be returning to USU, she replied she would not be coming back this year.

The Sister Wives daughter surprises with her announcement

4. It's not clear how long they've been together

We don't know when Brown and Brush met, but in retrospect, her joyful tweet on July 11 is most likely about their relationship.

Brush made his first official appearance on her Twitter timeline on July 28.

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5. They love the outdoors

Brush proposed to Brown during an ATV outing, and she told People they're planning an outdoor wedding. The couple also had some furry guests at their engagement photo shoot.

The Sister Wives daughter surprises with her announcement

6. They won't be living plural marriage

In 2012, Maddie spoke about her desire to live differently from her parents, declaring that a polygamous marriage wouldn't make her happy. Brush, in an interview with People, affirmed that the couple would be marrying just each other, but that they remain supportive of the Browns' lifestyle.

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What do you think about Maddie Brown's engagement? Will the Browns continue to support her even if she never decides to live plural marriage? Do you want to see Maddie and Caleb Brush on the show?

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