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
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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 [...]
Paul Berlanga speaks with Donna Solecka Urbikas about her book, My Sister’s Mother. To view click the button below
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Donna is a guest blogger on Book Readers Heaven. To view click the button below
Donna speaks with the host of #kennethWeene of war, exile and the aftermath. To view click the button below.
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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 [...]