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Man Rents Pet Raccoon To See If He’s Ready For Kids

This is a video of engineer William Osman’s quest to determine if he’s ready to have a child after his wife Chelsea told him that she was. So, what did he do? Why he rented a pet raccoon, of course, to “simulate having a child.” Young children not having nearly the coordination or climbing skills of a raccoon aside, both will still happily eat out of the garbage. So, what did William learn from the experience? That “maybe being a parent isn’t about things going right, but learning how to deal with things going wrong.” A valuable lesson. One I could have taught him for far less than the price of renting a raccoon and driving his wife crazy. Poor Chelsea. Hopefully she learned a valuable lesson about her husband from this little experiment herself.