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Peterpancake/Thinkstock In 1958, a plucky engineer used a Kiwi shoe polish tin as a mold to create the world’s first implantable pacemaker.
The style is just as flattering, with twice the plucky skate rat ‘tude.
Smith continues to throw the ball well downfield, and his three touchdowns and 324 yards led the last unbeaten team in football to a 42-34 win over the plucky but beat up Texans.
Hampered with a leg injury, the plucky Alex gets to be the damsel in distress, always saved from certain death by her traveling companion.
There's the story of the plucky young woman who got two degrees while incarcerated.
The baseball world has moved right along, leaving behind our plucky Lads.
Fans of the plucky, school bus-sized spacecraft are devastated.
Amid the xenophobic clamors of Donald Trump, Mr. Miranda lauds Hamilton’s plucky immigrant status and portrays Jefferson, Madison and other Founders as hypocrites, rascals and racists.
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