Lynda Monahan, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan author has this to say about this short story:
In ‘Burden to Bear’ Victoria Jurgens takes us into the mind of a young man, James T, whose identical twin brother suffers from schizophrenia. Mental illness is something JT fears. He knows the statistics. A story that is both revelatory and emotionally true.
Susan Liddle, Canadian author has this to say about the story:
Burden to Bear is a tale of mental illness and stigma in small-town Saskatchewan. When one of the town’s golden boys becomes mentally ill, find out how the other twin and town cope…or not.