Nightly News   |  January 28, 2012

Science whiz homeless no more

Samantha Garvey, a homeless teen from New York’s Long Island who inspired many as a semi-finalist in a prestigious science competition, and her family get the keys to an affordable home thanks to help from across the country. NBC’s Kate Snow reports.

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>>> there is more good news to report tonight about the homeless teen from new york's long island whose story inspired so many people after she was named a semifinalist in a prestigious science competition. well, tonight, samantha garvey and her family are homeless no more. today, they received the keys to a new home through a program that helps families move out of shelters. the family had been flooded with an outpouring of support from folks all across the country.