Unformatted text preview: with two acquaintances. Lena let him have $3,500 to do what he like with and another $3,000 to put in a savings account for his sister. Instead, he puts all of it into the liquor store. Then, he discovers that one of his “buddies” took off with the money, all of it. His dream of providing a better life for his family is shattered. Lena also plans to help her daughter, Beneatha, get an education so that she can fulfill her dream of becoming a doctor. Bennie’s dream is not really taken seriously by anyone since black doctors were unheard of, much less a female one. Still, her mother believed in her and supported her by giving Bennie $3,000 of her check by way of having Walter Jr. put it in the bank for her. Unfortunately, he put it all into his dream instead and lost her future along with his....
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- Spring '10
- A Raisin in the Sun, Lena Younger, liquor store, Walter Younger, insurance check, Walter Younger Jr.