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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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From FaceTime to Friends

Published by Josh Owsiany, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving and Kaylie Mings, Stanford Field Hockey
Josh The first time I met Kaylie was over a FaceTime when the Duke students were paired up with Stanford…
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Novelty Embedded Within a Familiar Routine

Published by Jake Koffman, Stanford Men's Track and Field and Eoin Gronningsater, Duke Men's Fencing
Jake and Eoin As Jake and I sit here brainstorming what we could possibly write about, we could not help…
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Lessons Learned from Teaching English

Published by Anna Lee, Stanford Women's Fencing and Alyssa Marsh, Duke Women's Swimming
“Where are you from?” “I am from Vietnam!” It would be an understatement to say that we have asked this…
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Rain Dance

Published by Mitch Finesilver, Duke Wrestling and Justin Kang, Stanford Men's Fencing
Being from Denver, Colorado and Los Angeles, California, we are not used to torrential downpour in the middle of the…
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Intercontinental Collaboration

Published by Sajan Patel, Stanford Men’s Fencing, and Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
After two weeks of working together, us coaches have all become much closer as a group; we have shared a…
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Gratitude for Good Company

Published by Maddy Price, Duke Women’s Track and Field, and Haley Farnsworth, Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving
Four more days of teaching and coaching, that's all. This trip has been a whirlwind of learning and experiencing new…
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