How has the government shutdown affected you?

Have you or your family been affected by the government shutdown? Federal workers, contractors, and business owners, ABC News wants to hear your story. How has the shutdown impacted you?

If you would like to share your story please upload a vertical selfie video or audio note recounting the details below. You can also upload any photos or videos that you have associated with the shutdown and include any more details in the description below.

Please only upload images that you recorded yourself and that you permit us to use on all ABC platforms and partners without restriction in all media. ABC News may also contact you for further reporting.