With technological help, a young Nebraska Medical Center patient watches his classmates perform in a Christmas concert, the Nebraska women’s basketball team soundly defeats Vermont an CenturyLink Center Omaha gets a shiny new sign in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Dec. 12-18, 2011.
Omar Gonzalez-Torres, 10, of Sioux City, Iowa, watches his elementary school Christmas concert over Skype with his mother, Maria Torres, in the resource center at the Lied Transplant Center on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Omar has missed one month of school so far as he undergoes treatment for ALL, a type of leukemia, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. REBECCA S. GRATZ/THE WORLD-HERALD
See last week’s pictures: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Dec. 5-11, 2011.