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Lessons on Food and Meaningful Service

Published by Zach Wassmer, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving
My team’s work with SA Harvest has had a substantial impact on my understanding of the world and of myself.…
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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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ACE in South Africa Group at an Overlook

Leaving With More Than We Came With

Published by Chloë Lewis, Duke Women's Lacrosse
The three weeks that our ACE team spent exploring and coaching in South Africa flew by.  During our first two…
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ACE in South Africa Group at an Overlook of Gordon's Bay

Looking Past the Clouds

Published by Christine Streisel, Duke Women's Track and Field
Molweni! The first week of ACE in South Africa has been amazing and we’ve already learned so much in such…
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Aerial View of Gordon's Bay

The Rainbow Nation

Published by Araad Fisher, Duke Men's Wrestling
When I first arrived in South Africa, my perception of this nation was built from a combination of school classes…
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Panorama of a Rugby Pitch in South Africa

Rugby in the Cape

Published by Sean Tate, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
In my lengthy career as a swimmer, I have played both roles of the athlete and the coach. As I…
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Finally Feeling at Home

Published by Oliver Spring, Duke Men's Soccer
It has been almost three weeks exactly since our plane landed in this foreign continent, country, and city. Some of…
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ACE Student-Athlete Aeriel View of South Africa

Reflections and Takeaways

Published by Alexander Merriman, Duke Men's Fencing
Somehow it is already time for me to be writing my FINAL blog post of my ACE experience. These three…
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Learning the Language

Published by Alexander Merriman
Hello Everyone, Welcome to my blog, where I will be sharing my experiences volunteering with ACE with anyone who'd like…
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