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5,000-Square-Foot Bomb Shelter Discovered 26 Feet Beneath A Suburban Home

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This house has an extraordinary secret.

How much can you tell about a house simply by seeing it from the street? How many times have you seen a beautiful home and imagined your life inside of it? With this normal-looking house in the Las Vegas suburbs, you’d never expect to find what lies beneath.

At the outset of the Cold War, Americans were taught to expect disaster to strike at any moment. We’ve all seen the images of children learning to crouch and hide under their desks in preparation for an air strike, as well as the engrained image of ’50s families camping out in their fallout shelters.

But when Girard “Jerry” Henderson, a well known businessman and the former director of Avon products, decided to build a bomb shelter for his family, he went all out.

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Wait till you see what’s underneath…