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Furloughed worker finds alternative way to make money
The government shutdown is forcing some furloughed workers to look for alternative ways to get money. So what did NASA project manager do? He held a government shutdown yard sale.
Pierre Gravelat is an IT project manager at Kennedy Space Center. As a subcontractor he says he probably won't get back pay when the shutdown is over so he and his wife hosted a yard sale.
"It has been tough, I have a kid in college and one that is going there soon, and having to maintain a household, and still paying the bills, it's starting to get tough, he said.
Gravelat says if the shutdown goes on for weeks it could be financially catastrophic for his family.