"The Twinkles: Chasing perfection" - Meet The Twinkles. They are competitive cheerleading's elite. This group of 8-11 year-old girls compete at the highest level for their age group. They mix tumbling, modern cheerleading and precise choreography to create a mind-blowing two-and-a-half minute routine that seems impossible for athletes this age. Follow them through the season - as routines are built and re-built, as they balance a grueling schedule with family life, as The Twinkles chase perfection. A Star-Ledger video production.
A film by Nyier Abdou.
Trailer by Bumper DeJesus.
State of Reflection: New Jersey 10 Years After 9/11 -- For the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, The Star-Ledger examines how the tragedy has changed the physical and emotional landscape of New York's sister state, New Jersey, and explores the many ways New Jerseyans are honoring the lost.