Jedidiah was a tall, medium built man of Indian ancestry was a candle in Hope's dark world. The day they met for the first time, Hope was in the public library unsuccessfully trying to read. She was just about to leave her eyes caught a sympathetic smile on a familiar face.She was sure she had seen him somewhere although most of her childhood was spent in a Tanzanian village. Jedidiah moved closer, "Hello miss!". "Hello", she replied and went on to say "Excuse me, but have we met before?" "I'm not sure but what's your name?". "Uh-h Hope", she said. "It's a pleasure to meet you and I'm Jedidiah", he said. From then on, Jedidiah and Hope shared a common understanding bond.