Week in Pictures: A close call for the Huskers; Nebraska Republicans win big

The Huskers win yet another comeback, voters elect an all-Republican congressional delegation in Nebraska and winter sports rev up in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: Nov. 5-11, 2012.

Penn State’s Matt Lehman stretches to get the ball across the goal line in the fourth quarter with his team down 27-23. NU’s David Santos punched the ball loose. Daimion Stafford recovered. Officials ruled it a fumble. ALYSSA SCHUKAR/THE WORLD-HERALD

See last week’s pictures: The World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2012.

Alyssa Schukar

About Alyssa Schukar

I have been a staff photojournalist at the Omaha World-Herald since September 2008. I'm from Lincoln and am a 2006 graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Previously, I worked as an assistant at Malone and Co., a commercial photography studio in Omaha. My favorite pictures are those that give insight on the life of an individual or family because I understand the world better through the experiences of the people I meet. It's always humbling to be allowed such intimate access. My most challenging assignments come in many forms. Funerals, especially those of soldiers, always are emotionally draining, but I try to approach people with respect and dignity. In my time at the paper, I have covered a wide variety of assignments, including the Nebraska and Iowa National Guard's deployments in Afghanistan, Husker football at home and away, portraits of wigs big and small, rodeo queen competitions and intimate views of everyday life and love. Follow me on twitter @OWHalyssa.
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