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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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Xin Chao

Published by Peyton St. George (Duke Softball) and Morgan Hentz (Stanford Women’s Volleyball and Beach Volleyball)
Peyton and Morgan here! ACE in Vietnam has been an amazing experience so far for the both of us, especially…
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Language

Published by Jack Herkert (Stanford Men’s Track & Field), Tim Sah (Stanford Men's Tennis), and Michaela Reinhart (Duke Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)
Xin Chao! Or, hello, in Vietnamese. Despite our best efforts, Vietnamese is a very complicated language, and even after a…
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A Day in the Life in ACE in Vietnam 2019

Published by Daniel Karlin (Duke Football) and Aaron Wright (Duke Football)
4:30: Wake up, brush teeth, and throw on some clothes. 4:45: Run about a mile to the gym and get about…
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Meet The ACE in South Africa 2019 Team

Published by Sunny Villapando (Stanford Beach Volleyball), Mike Ungvarsky (Duke Cross Country and Track & Field) and Blake Wilson (Stanford Men's Gymnastics)
Each year, ACE student-athletes vote on a theme that connects across all four program locations. This theme supports ACE’s value…
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A Day in the Life in ACE in South Africa

Published by Jazz Moreno (Duke Women's Softball) and Caitlin Keefe (Stanford Women's Volleyball)
Hi, or as we have learned in our first week, “Moloweni!” This is Jazz (a rising senior on the Duke Softball team) and Caitlin…
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Enriching Experiences

Published by Sarah Nelson (Duke Women's Volleyball) and Hannah Howell (Stanford Women's Softball)
We are staying in a guest house in Gordon’s Bay, about 45 minutes west of Cape Town. The community we…
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Learning Through Language

Published by Jameson Kavel (Duke Women's Softball) and Michaela Gordon (Stanford Women's Tennis)
“Molo!” This is Michaela Gordon from Stanford Women’s Tennis and Jameson Kavel from Duke Softball. We’ve had a great first week…
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What I Learned

Published by Kate Kutzer, Duke Women's Track and Field
Sitting on the plane ride home, I stared out over the wing into the vast blue Pacific, replaying our many…
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Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Published by India Lowe, Duke Women's Track and Field
The few weeks in India have been a great learning experience. One of the biggest lessons I will take away…
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