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Penny

The formal or informal name for the smallest unit of many currencies. One penny is usually equal in value to one cent or the equivalent.
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David Thompson (1770-1857) died penniless, but during his life he confronted natural hazards, harsh weather, hostile Indian tribes, and even negotiated peace with the Kootenay.
This newly remastered album from 1978 finds the sweet-voiced Lavoe (who died penniless in '93 from AIDS) in top form, performing his signature tune ``El Cantante'' (penned by his then-labelmate Ruben Blades) and produced by the great Willie Colon, with whom Lavoe made more than a dozen albums before the band leader booted him over his drug addiction.
Bankers are hardly known for their warm feelings towards penniless migrants, are they?
So what to do when a penniless father asks why he should open his life free when he needs money for food?
Written in the style of a documentary, this is a colorful history of the coming of the electric age to America interspersed with the personal history of two established families and a penniless immigrant.
00pm) Two terminally ill cancer patients, one a wealthy tycoon the other a penniless mechanic, are determined to enjoy the time they have left to live life to the hilt.
Events conspired to put an end to this plan when, after the war, the Russians confiscated the business and left the Ronays penniless.
25, while her husband John, 59, has to pay a nominal pounds 1 because he is penniless.
Detective Constable Natalie Hulse of Stanley CID said: "It is very sad that two elderly pensioners have been targeted in this way and left penniless as a result of the callous actions of criminals.
was not funded by the trust and was left penniless.
But the defender was penniless when he died of a muscle-wasting condition at just 54 years old, in 2004.
She convinces her penniless divorcee sister, Josephine, to pen it under her name, promising her the proceeds--a great trade-off until the novel becomes the smash hit of the year.