I'm Raquel. I'm 23. I'm a Marine. Feel free to ask me anything.
"The heart makes its choices without weighing the consequences. It doesn’t look ahead to the lonely nights that follow."
― Tess Gerritsen (via
"I used to sit and look up at the stars and the moon in sky and just think that if you were doing the same that we were looking at the same thing no matter how far away. Now when I do that I just know that you’re up there with the moon and the stars looking down on me."
"I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, ‘Because of you I didn’t give up."