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3 Weeks of Growth

Published by Carly King, Duke Women’s Track and Field
Through ACE in Place South Africa, I learned so many valuable lessons. I believe that each person I was lucky…
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Worthwhile While Home

Published by Deja Davis, Duke Softball
Participating in ACE this summer has been surprisingly rewarding. And don’t get me wrong, I knew I would end this…
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A Snapshot into South Africa

Published by Natalie Maurer, Duke Women’s Soccer
As my virtual ACE South Africa program has come to a close, I look back on my experience and interactions…
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A Welcoming Community

Published by Mike Ungvarsky, Duke Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field
Before the plane took off for South Africa, the one aspect I was most nervous about was the reaction we…
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Deeper than the Surface of Volunteering

Published by Sarah Nelson, Duke Women’s Volleyball
This trip was an unforgettable experience. More than the tangibles, I learned so many important lessons about life. These kids…
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Finding a Purpose

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track & Field
One moment. A snapshot. A humbling experience. An occasion that stuck with me. One instance that gave me a purpose.…
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Teacher! Teacher!

Published by Kayla McCoy, Duke Women's Soccer
On our first day of work at ACJ primary school in the South African township of Nomzamo, the team of…
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The Language Hurdle

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track and Field
It was not until about our third day on project that the language barrier became a problem. If it had…
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Thank You, Nomzamo

Published by Araad Fisher, Duke Men's Wrestling
In recalling my 3 week ACE experience in the surrounding area of Cape Town, South Africa, it’s difficult to give…
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