Doomsday Prepper Filled His Basement With Food And Then Decided Puerto Ricans Need It More


man donates food to Puerto Rico
Credit: Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer

Joseph Badame and his wife, Phyliss, were survivalists who stocked up on everything: dry food, generators, fuel, survival books, thousands of rolls of toilet paper — all to keep them alive in the event of a disaster or some other crisis.

After his wife passed, Badame lost everything.

Buried in debt because of eight years of medical bills and lost income, he could not prevent banks from foreclosing on his New Jersey home. The 74-year-old widower is being evicted from the house.

Forty-five years of prepping seemed to have been for nothing, he said.

That all changed last month, when he met a couple who run a Puerto Rican food…

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