Rap mogul Sean Combs spent his childhood summers with an Amish family, shovelling horse manure every morning.
The 37-year-old New Yorker's mother enrolled him in the Fresh Air Fund, an organisation for inner-city kids to spend time in rural communities, each year.
He says, "I went to the extreme Fresh Air Fund. I stayed with an Amish family every summer.
"I guess that was my mother's idea of a great vacation for me - no electricity, a bunch of farm work, moving horse manure every morning, no telephones so I could contact her.
"I have fond memories of it. It was a great experience for me, it was something I really enjoyed."