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Share how you are dealing with the government shutdown

October 01, 2013|By Shan Li
  • Protesters display placards during a demonstration in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Monday urging Congress to pass the budget bill.
Protesters display placards during a demonstration in front of the U.S.… (Jewel Samad / AFP/Getty…)

Tell The Times how you or your family is dealing with the government shutdown.

The budget standoff in Washington has forced widespread cutbacks in services, closed national parks and sent thousands of federal workers on furlough. How are the ripple effects affecting your life?

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Are you a furloughed government employee who has been told not to go to work? A small business owner who is seeing sales drop or cannot apply for a loan? Someone on holiday who has to reschedule your vacation?

Whatever your circumstances, the Los Angeles Times wants to hear your individual stories about how the government shutdown is affecting you. Please email shan.li@latimes.com.

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