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Preparing for Doomsday: The Prepping Industry is Booming, Even in Kansas

Survival shelter developer Larry Hall stands outside the blast doors of his luxury bunker near Concordia, Kansas.  The former Atlas missile silo has been converted into high-end apartments that sell for millions.  Hall says this shelter is sold out.  (Photo by Frank Morris)

There have always been Americans worried about some pending religious, social, or natural cataclysm. But the business of catering to those fears -- and helping people prepare to survive the next big calamity -- have changed dramatically. Reporter Frank Morris, with the Kansas News Service, went underground to find out how doomsday prepping has morphed in the age of Trump.  

Frank Morris is a reporter for KCUR Radio in Kansas City and a contributor to the Kansas News Service, a consortium of stations collaborating to cover news of interest to Kansans.

Want to learn more this?  Check out this article from The New Yorker.

Cold War Era Missile Silo Converted into Luxurious Bunker for the End Times


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