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How to Build an Island Dream House
With $15,000, 12,000 screws, and one blessing from a local chieftess, Alex Sheshunoff and Sarah Kalish built a dream house on oceanfront property in Palau.

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To get running hot water for this shower, we collect rain water from the roof, store it in a stainless-steel tank, heat it with a propane water heater, and push it to the shower using a 10-volt water pump designed for recreational vehicles. The pump itself is powered by solar panels, a battery, and an inverter shipped from the United States.  
—Alex Sheshunoff 
   

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