Web Extra: Arkansas man re-purposing missile silo into home

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It may not have a doorbell 35 feet below the surface, but if home is where the heart is, GT Hill has made his in an unusual place.

“This is the front door to my humble abode!” Hill exclaims. 

Hill is now the proud owner of a Titan II missile silo, which was designed to house the largest nuclear weapon in U.S. history. 

It was for sale online, but let’s just say it wasn’t a turn-key. 

“These walls are four feet thick, so this is steel and concrete,” Hill explains. “This is 6,000 pounds,” referring to his front door, the blast door.

From the 1960’s to the 1980’s, Titan II facilities were on the front lines of the Cold War. 

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