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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)

People have been predicting the end of time since the beginning of time. Those who prepare for extreme disasters are sometimes called doomsday preppers. And some of the wealthiest preppers plan to ride out the apocalypse hunkered down in a luxurious bunker near Concordia, Kansas. This Cold War era missile silo has been converted to an underground mansion, complete with fancy amenities.


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