Adam and Neil Pearson are identical twins, but you’d never know it from looking at them. Although they share the same DNA, their appearances are vastly different; each suffers from neurofibromatosis, a rare genetic disorder that has affected them in divergent ways. They tell their story in this deeply moving short documentary. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/585814/pearson-twins/
"The Pearson Twins" was directed by Jonathan Braue (https://www.woodwardoriginal.com/
). It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.