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How a Nice Girl Like Me Turned Into a Gun-Toting Survivalist Prepper

How a Nice Girl Like Me Turned Into a Gun-Toting Survivalist Prepper

theorganicprepper.ca / Daisy Luther / August 4, 2017

Everyone has heard of those crazy folks who are all ready to hunker down in a bunker with some buckets of freeze-dried food and a bunch of guns – it’s the fodder of quirky news stories and the avatar of many a deranged serial killer in the movies. So how does a perfectly normal person end up turning into a survivalist prepper?

I get asked this a lot because I come across as fairly normal and sane. But, despite my average-mom exterior, I’ve been a prepper for more than 20 years and there’s most likely a gun tucked away in my girlie-looking purse.

So, let’s dispel a few myths and answer a few questions, shall we? At the end, let me know if the how and the why make more sense than you thought they would.

How did you get started prepping?

Just about every prepper I know has a story about something awful that happened during which they felt helpless to take care of their families. And I’m no different.

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