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prepper

One who is devoted to preparing for a potential disaster situation, often one that will have a global impact and/or result in societal chaos. In addition to accumulating supplies like food and water, preppers often also build shelters to be used in the event of a catastrophe. My uncle became a prepper out of fear or nuclear attacks in the 1980s.
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"One thing a prepper would do is never put all her eggs in one basket.
For example: Picture a prepper sitting close to a photocopier, surrounded by rolls and rolls of Scotch tape, with blank 8.5 x 11 sheets of paper and patch sheets in hand.
The PDF contains all the critical information that a prepper needs to store their survival seeds.
Secondly, if you grow, harvest and store your own food, you are a prepper at least in a reserved manner.
"Everybody is a prepper to some degree, even if you just put bottles of water in your car - it's just all about the degrees to which people get into it.
Today the gun owner is often envisioned as a prepper, the prepper as a frightened survivalist.
Nancy Lanza, the mother and first victim of 20-year old shooter Adam Lanza, was a Prepper herself who stockpiled supplies at her neat suburban home and amassed a personal armoury.
"The whole point of being a Prepper is that you are prepared for the worst," he says.
Considering she has raised 4 kids; Ms Woods was a prepper long before the term became popular.
#3: In a prepper mind set, you will never have enough.
Third, gather input from your family and if you have a friend who is a prepper, get their thoughts as well.
She was known as a Prepper - a group sharing tips for when disaster strikes - and was just one of many across the US.