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As the newest member of the franchise, Kelly Marie Tran joins The Last Jedi as Rose Tico, a plucky maintenance worker turned resistance fighter.
The New York Times criticized Fulbright as undermining our plucky little ally, and Lyndon Johnson, seeing himself put on the spot by a fellow Democrat, went completely up the wall.
Small, plucky peoples seeking independence: Taiwan falls into the category.
Annie Annie is a plucky Depression-era orphan, but one who can sing and dance, which earns her a place in the household of robber baron Oliver Warbucks and his beautiful enabler, Grace.
Wagner's side will go into the international break in buoyant mood, and will return on the 18th November for a potentially tricky trip down to the south coast to face Eddie Howe's plucky Bournemouth side.
Ranieri is now flying high again, with his plucky Nantes side currently sitting fifth in the Ligue 1 table, just nine points away from leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Hampered with a leg injury, the plucky Alex gets to be the damsel in distress.
The baseball world has moved right along, leaving behind our plucky Lads.
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