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Tea with Nani Ji

Published by Nathaniel Hernandez, Duke Men's Swimming & Diving and Blake Sun, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
We’re going to tell you something special about the ACE in India program: This week, all of the participants were…
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street filled with markets and shops

A Part of the Family

Published by India Lowe, Duke Women's Track & Field and Cassidy Wiley, Stanford Women's Water Polo
From the minute we walked through the door into our homestay family’s apartment, we were treated like family. We were…
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Group of people outside with puddles around them

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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Student-Athletes play Volleyball with VIDYA Students

Acclimation

Published by Verity Abel, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving, and Rodney Herenton, Stanford Men's Basketball
1. How does Vidya School compare to your expectations prior to the trip?  Verity: Vidya School is an amazing place…
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Sign about Segregation Posted in the District 6 Museum

Culture and Perspective

Published by Maya Jackson, Stanford Women’s Softball, and Christine Streisel, Duke Women's Track & Field
The past week’s reflections and activities focused on cultural diversity and the history of the townships and South Africa. On…
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Green Team Posing on Game Day

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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ACE Student-Athletes in New Delhi Market

Shared Humanity

Published by Maria Sheridan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving, and Patrick Gibson, Stanford Men's Cross Country
This Saturday, we went to the Mother Teresa Sisters of Charity Shelter in Delhi as a group. After spending two…
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Many Facets of Diversity

Published by Michael Miller, Duke Men's Swimming & Diving, and Maddy Berkson, Stanford Women's Track & Field
Before this trip, we thought of India as a monolith. But during our stay here, and especially this past week,…
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ACE Athlete smiling with one of her young campers

Making Connections with Campers

Published by Anna Quinn, Duke Swimming and Diving (Women's), Isabel Ruby-Hill, Duke Rowing (Women's), and Jenna Frowein, Stanford Gymnastics (Women's)
Throughout the camp, we saw a lot of improvements among the students. However, one camper that stood out a lot…
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