Mark Brown, known to some as Coonrippy and to many as a YouTube sensation for videos of him and his pet raccoons, plays an original bluegrass song at his home on Wednesday in Gallatin, Tenn. Brown's pet raccoon Rebekah was recently seized by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Brown is lobbying to get her back.
Photo by Maura Friedman .
published Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
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GALLATIN, Tenn. — Up in Sumner County, through the woods and down a gravel driveway, a man with a white nest of a beard inside "The Compound" leans against his safe and taps a keypad.