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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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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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Fast Track to Friendship

Published by Tara Christensen, Duke Women's Rowing, and Madison O'Leary, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
It's hard to believe we are already two weeks in to this amazing adventure. Looking back on it, it is…
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Finding Beauty and Art in Vietnam

Published by Carolyn Lee, Stanford Women's Softball) and Alyse Whitaker, Duke Women's Volleyball
I, Carolyn, am no artist. Actually, for that matter, I am quite artistically challenged. I, Alyse, am not artistically gifted…
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