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US Park Service workers fence off the closed Lincoln Monument in Washington, DC, October 1, 2013 , as the first US Federal government shutdown since 1995 begins. The Lincoln Memorial and many other non-essential government run institutions are on a shut-down list. The National Mall and all monuments and large sections of the government closed due to government shut down after Congress failed to agree on spending. AFP PHOTO / Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

As the shutdown over President Donald Trump's border wall edges closer to its fourth week with few signs of progress, federal workers are beginning to feel the toll.

It's becoming more and more likely that the 800,000 furloughed workers won't get a paycheck for this month. While past shutdowns have led workers to put aside funds in the instance of an extended furlough, those funds are depleting rapidly. Those living paycheck to paycheck with little savings are having to resort to other means of work all together.

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