A Ledger Live Special Report - In a tour of the Hurricane Sandy ravaged Jersey Shore in the weeks after the storm, longtime reporter and shore resident, Brian Donohue, explores the emotional attachment people have to the Jersey Shore and what makes it so broad and deep. Donohue makes the case that the emotional and cultural value is a powerful and legitimate factor that needs to be considered as the shore is rebuilt.
We explore the ways surgical advances have given patients more control over their recovery -- and the new set of deep difficult questions they must confront over body image and personal identity. Four women who faced the time-sensitive decisions about mastectomies recount their struggle through questions over physical appearance, changes in sexuality and the psychological effects of surgery.
They are competitive cheerleading's elite. This group of 8-12 year-old girls compete at the highest level for their age group - mixing 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 they chase perfection.