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[22 Feb 2009 | One Comment | 656 supporters]

With unexpected medical bills piling up and his employer suspending its bonus program, Ethan Nicholas and his family faced a financial crisis.
So he struck a deal with his wife, Nicole: If she took on more responsibility in caring for their two young boys, he would devote the hours before and after his regular job to building a video game for the Apple iPhone.
The 30-year-old computer programmer hoped to sell enough copies of the game that the couple wouldn’t have to put their home on the market.
That was more than $700,000 …