True Stories - Live! is proud to announce the first speaker for a storytelling encore Feb. 2 at the Haymarket Theatre -- Lincoln photographer Wesaam Al-Badry. The theme of the night is "Second Chances." Al-Badry's stunning black and white photographs of the first True Stories - Live! appear on this website. When he was seven, Wesaam and his family fled Iraq during the first Gulf War. They spent six years in a Saudi Arabia refugee camp before coming to the United States. You can read more about Wesaam in this story published today on the Common Ground News Service or at the Lincoln Journal-Star. You can also visit his site at wesaamphoto.com.