In the Bible, twins Jacob and Esau are anything but brotherly. Trickery, betrayal and estrangement destroy their relationship. Jacob cheats his brother and flees his homeland, leaving his twin behind.
Jacob and Esau Francis, twins from South Sudan, proudly bear those famous names but nothing of those traits. Together, they fled war in their homeland as teens. Together, they lived on the streets of Uganda's largest city. Together, they found rescue and friendships at Refuge & Hope, a Christian ministry in Kampala founded by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Jade and Shelah Acker. Now the young men spend their days there with other young refugees also trying to rebuild their lives.