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Raquel Riley Thomas on Perseverance
"Don't ever let anyone tell you that you're being too competitive. Once you subtract the people who don't work very hard, or the people who aren't as good as you, your competition shrinks dramatically."
- Raquel Riley Thomas Executive Producer/Director of Mrs. DC America (@raquelrileythom)
Raquel is a reality-show star, pageant queen, activist and Executive Director for Mrs. DC America.