Posted on 05/31/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For decades, writing has been Thea Atkinson’s passion; until just a few years ago, she’d won a few awards and acquired a few agents, but hadn’t landed a book deal yet.

And that was OK ... until July 2010, when her husband was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which essentially ended his career as a lobster fisherman.

Obviously this was tough news, but things could — and did — get worse. Less than a year after the diagnosis, Thea lost her own job.

Read how they kept themselves afloat here.

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