Michelle Langbehn is a young mother who is battling a rare form of cancer. She was diagnosed shortly after she gave birth, but now the cancer has spread. She was in the process of enrolling in a clinical trial when the government shutdown on Tuesday. Now that trial is on hold. Michelle told Anderson she wants people to know the shutdown is "not just about the national parks, its about people in need."
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