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Cold War backyard bunkers are out. Subterranean communes are in.

An archival photo of a family hiding out in a bunker.
An archival photo of a family hiding out in a bunker.
Photo Illustration, Photo Source: Underwood Archives / Getty Images


Great Escape

Not all doomsday survivalists are macho men with bunkers and chainsaws. Meet the women preparing for the worst.

Art by Emily Haasch

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