Picture Sundays: Mrs. Coolidge’s Raccoon

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Mrs. Coolidge’s raccoon Rebecca at an Easter egg rolling photo-op in 1927. Did the Tennessee Raccoon outlaw who is now running for governor choose the same name by coincidence?

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  1. Although I don’t advocate keeping raccoons as pets my parents got one when I was very young, and he was a lovely animal. I can still remember his sweet smell and soft ‘kid leather’ hands.

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