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Zoom Filters and Memories for Life

Published by Steph Zempolich, Duke Women’s Lacrosse
When I applied to ACE this year I knew I would gain some sort of meaningful experience out of it…
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Connecting From Half a World Away

Published by Kayle Park, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
There are a plethora of people that I’ve met through my ACE program that I am endlessly thankful for and…
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Get Deep Fast

Published by Naima Turbes, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track and Field
“What do you look for in love, and what does love mean to you?”   This question boomed through my computer…
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Impact, From a Distance

Published by Sydney Simmons, Duke Women’s Soccer
ACE in Place…I wasn’t quite sure how this was going to work, even after I accepted my position on the…
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What If I Told You…?

Published by Chris Theodore, Duke Men's Cross Country and Track and Field
If you grew up a sports fan like me, waking up each morning to SportsCenter and ESPN, you may be…
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Twenty Seconds

Published by Elizabeth Reneau, Duke Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field
“You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery.…
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Last Moments

Published by Aaron Wright, Duke Football
The months leading up to departure were packed with online modules, video chats, and plenty of advice from former participants,…
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No Translation Necessary

Published by Michaela Reinhart, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
I thought I knew a lot about relationships before traveling to Vietnam. All sorts of relationships, too: friendships, dating relationships,…
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Sit Down, Be Humble

Published by Mitch Finesilver, Duke Men's Wrestling
My time in Vietnam was an experience-for-a-lifetime but not because of one of those cliché responses like “their culture is…
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