Samantha Rhodes, center, and Samantha Mitchell, of North Port, Fl., cheer during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Photo by: Mary Altaffer

Samantha Rhodes, center, and Samantha Mitchell, of North Port, Fl., cheer during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011 (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)