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'Sun' Of A Gun!

Though the idea of displaying ''Sean Combs'' on A Raisin in the Sun's Broadway marquee this spring might seem far-fetched, a closer look at the play (which originally starred Sidney Poitier) reveals that P. Diddy may have much in common with angsty character Walter Lee Younger.

WALTER LEE YOUNGER

Constantly has ''a quality of indictment'' in his voice.

Is employed as a chauffeur and aspires to be a role model to his young son.

Thinks life is all about money.

P. DIDDY

Has voiced outrage at indictments against him.

Employs chauffeurs and aspires to be a role model to his young sons.

Knows life is all about money.

Originally posted Jan 09, 2004 Published in issue #745 Jan 09, 2004 Order article reprints
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