Hope reigns for 2012 as U.S. prepares to ring in new year
Published 12/31/2011, Associated Press
Times Square was awash in hopeful sentiments as it prepared to welcome hordes of New Year's Eve revelers looking to cast off a rough year and cheer their way to something better in 2012. For all of the holiday's bittersweet potential, New York City always treats it like a big party — albeit one that, for a decade now, has taken place under the watchful eye of a massive security force.Word count: 1130
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