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A Life Changing Summer

Published by Keeley Akagi, Stanford Field Hockey
This was the best summer experience I could have ever imagined for myself. Working with other Vietnamese college students and…
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Sharing Is More Than Caring

Published by Isabelle Pilson, Stanford Field Hockey
In Vietnam, sharing is more than simply caring.  There, it is a way of existence — a natural inclination in…
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Meet The ACE in Vietnam 2019 Team

Published by Isabelle Pilson (Stanford Field Hockey) and Ema Kuczura (Duke Women’s Rowing)
MOT, HAI, BA, ACE VIETNAM!!! After a week here in Long My, camp is off to a fabulous start, and…
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New Teammates

Published by Veronica Brtek, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field; Haley Schleicher, Duke Field Hockey; and Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Due to the variety of sports that are represented on this trip, most of us assumed that we would be…
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“Kicking It” with the 2018 ACE in China Team

Published by Riley Hickman, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving and Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
This summer, ACE students voted on a sports-related theme to document across all four programs.  For summer 2018, "kicks" or…
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Shifting Perspectives

Published by Haley Schleicher, Duke Field Hockey
I departed from Norfolk International Airport on July 12th for my 42-hour journey to Yunnan Province, China. My mind was…
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The Importance of Community

Published by Jillian Wolgemuth, Duke Women's Field Hockey
Community often disguises itself until we are no longer surrounded by it. Personally, I didn't realize how much I depended…
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A Non-Verbal Friendship

Published by Kaylie Mings, Stanford Women's Field Hockey
It’s crazy to look back and realize we created these incredibly meaningful relationships with kids without even speaking their language.…
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