About Donna Urbikas


Story Corps Interview

The StoryCorps Archive includes voices from across the United States and around the world. Explore our growing collection of tens of thousands of interviews. In 2016 Justine Urbikus interviewed her mother, author Donna Urbikus about her book, "My Mother's Sister." Watch Interview

Story Corps Interview2020-02-04T22:42:43+00:00

Mira Zimmerman awarded Siberian Exiles Cross on September, 2019

Another "Sybiraczka" (survivor of Stalin's WWII Siberian labor camps) has passed into heaven, my sister, Mira Zimmerman on April 14, 2019. She joins our mother, Janina Ślarzyńska Zimmerman Solecka. Mira was 5 years old when deported to Siberia along with our mother. They survived that horrific upheaval and came to England [...]

Mira Zimmerman awarded Siberian Exiles Cross on September, 20192019-11-10T15:57:02+00:00

Online Radio Interview

The Creative Magic Network online radio interview; a combination of podcasts/radio shows from entertaining and inspiring hosts posted every week. Listen to Donna's interview by clicking the button below.

Online Radio Interview2017-09-09T03:08:23+00:00

History With A Human Face

My Sister’s Mother is a World War II history of Poland, as seen through the eyes of a young mother and her child deported to Siberia.  Who knew that Soviet Russia back in 1939, 1940, and 1941 would attack and ravage Poland along with Hitler and Germany?  The secret additional protocol to the [...]

History With A Human Face2017-06-14T00:29:18+00:00