Barb Wleklinski (R) and her daughter Danielle stop to take a picture near the entrance to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on October 1, 2013 in Keystone, South Dakota. Barb was helping Danielle ... more 
Barb Wleklinski (R) and her daughter Danielle stop to take a picture near the entrance to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on October 1, 2013 in Keystone, South Dakota. Barb was helping Danielle relocate from Illinois to Oregon and hoped to visit the memorial but, Mount Rushmore and all other national parks were closed Monday after congress failed to pass a temporary funding bill, forcing about 800,000 federal workers off the job. A bulletin issued by the Department of Interior states, "Effective immediately upon a lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service will take all necessary steps to close and secure national park facilities and grounds in order to suspend all activities ...Day use visitors will be instructed to leave the park immediately..." (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) less 
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