Her teachers say it’s vintage Raquel. There was nothing mean spirited about snatching the small white sphere from the older kids. Raquel simply identified that a ball would be necessary to play the game with her friends; so she went and got one.
“She is a very eccentric person,” says her older brother, Michael, using a surprisingly strong adjective to describe his little sister. “She knows how to get her way, but I think this is good sometimes. She is never the sad one. She never goes to school feeling sad and she is always very confident.”