Meet the Preppers: Jason Charles, The New York City Prepper

Video highlights from Doomsday Preppers

"I’m preparing for the Yellow Stone National Park Super volcano to explode."


Jason Charles, The New York City Prepper

Photograph by Sharp Entertainment

"I’m preparing for the Yellow Stone National Park Super volcano to explode."

Producer's Note from Topaz Adizes: "I was looking forward to meeting Jason as I live in New York City myself, and I wanted to know more about the ins and outs of being an urban prepper. Jason – who spends his days saving lives as a firefighter -- was more than up to the task.  Looking at the way Jason has maximized his limited space to store preps was my first lesson. The key, I learned, is to start slowly, but to day in day out to keep working and consistently build upon and replenish your supplies.  We had a great time with Jason and his family, and even though he didn’t show us his ninja moves with one of the four katana swords he keeps in the living room, I’m sure there will be a day when we get to see this tank of a man yield it."

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