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Staying Present

Published by Addie Stonecipher, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
Going into my ACE experience this summer, I wasn’t totally sure what to expect. I was excited to interact with…
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Lessons Taught, Lessons Learned

Published by Tim Sah, Stanford Men's Tennis
“For the past three weeks, we have been your teachers and coaches, but you all have taught us more than…
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Cảm ơn Vietnam

Published by Morgan Hentz, Stanford Women's Volleyball and Beach Volleyball
ACE in Vietnam has been one of the coolest experiences of my life thus far. It’s hard to fully and…
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My Time in Long Mỹ

Published by Justin Kang, Stanford Men's Fencing
When Stanford’s spring quarter ended in mid-June and I packed my bags, ready to depart on my Vietnam experience, I…
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A Non-Verbal Friendship

Published by Kaylie Mings, Stanford Women's Field Hockey
It’s crazy to look back and realize we created these incredibly meaningful relationships with kids without even speaking their language.…
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It’s the Little Things that Matter

Published by Justin Kang, Stanford Men's Fencing
When visiting a new country and taking part in incredible opportunities, it is easy to notice only the obvious details.…
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Vietnamese Vacationland

Published by Jake Koffman, Stanford Men's Track and Field
This first week and a half in Vietnam has been incredible. From the moment we set down in Vietnam I…
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Good Ol’ Fashioned Fun

Published by Tara Shannon, Stanford Women's Squash
These days in North America, it isn't hard to find kids younger than thirteen with an iPhone, iPad or tablet…
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We all played in the rain

Published by Reagan Damoose, Stanford Women’s Lightweight Rowing
The second-to-last day in the village of Long My, it was pouring. Typically during this time of year — the…
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Laughter Has No Language Barrier

Published by Haley Farnsworth, Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving
It's hard to imagine that exactly one month ago, I got on a plane to Vietnam. At the time, I…
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