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Marae Persson of Layton, a purchaser for the Transportation Security Administration, at a rally outside the James V.Hansen Federal Building in downtown Ogden on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2019.

Marae Persson of Layton, a purchaser for the Transportation Security Administration, is on furlough. So is her son, also a TSA worker, and a son-in-law, who works for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. She's managing, Persson said, but others in her family "are having to rely on other family members for help." She lamented the seeming regularity of shutdowns when lawmakers can't reach accord on budget matters. "This isn't our fight. We want to get to work. This is getting to be a regular occurrence."

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