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Check Out This Gingerbread Recreation Of Bin Laden's Compound

Soldier with his gingerbread creation "Gingerbottabod"
@CombatCavScout
Soldier with his gingerbread creation "Gingerbottabod"

Dubbed Gingerbottabad, Military Times calls it "the most infamous, and delicious, terrorist compound of the holiday season." Although it sounds like a movie, it's actually a replica of Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound, made of gingerbread by an Army military intelligence officer with a little time on his hands.

Steve the soldier talked about creation to Military Times, but only wanted his first name used “so I don’t limit my career options”...

It took Steve several days to convert his tasty vision into a rudimentary rendering in cookies and icing. He used 63 pieces of gingerbread, two sandwich bags of icing, two candy canes and a few Legos, he said.

The soldier's handiwork was first displayed on Twitter, via his handle @combatcavscout.

Director Kevin Smith responded on Twitter to Gingerbottabad with his trademark sense of humor:

"All that gingerbread makes me zero dark thirsty..."

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