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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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Takeaways from Shangri-La

Published by Nate Hartley, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
This coming year, I have been selected to be one of the captains for my swim team. I knew going into this ACE…
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Comfort with Discomfort

Published by Noah Vigran, Stanford Men's Swimming and Diving
Headed into my ACE in China experience, I really only had one small worry on my mind.  Our destination, Shangri-La,…
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Connecting With Culture

Published by Nate Hartley (Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving) and Carolina Sculti (Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving)
We arrived in Shangri-La almost one week ago, where we are staying at the Chinese Exploration & Research Society Center…
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ACE in China 2019: A Day in the Life

Published by Noah Vigran (Stanford Men’s Swimming and Diving) and Matthias Frick (Duke Men’s Soccer)
Every day in China is different, but the days all start and end the same way. Each day begins with…
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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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Interactive History

Published by Riley Hickman, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving
History as a subject was never something I enjoyed. However, I have always been fascinated with stories of the past,…
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A Little Goes a Long Way

Published by Nathaniel Hernandez, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
Our first week in India has been nothing short of incredible. From bargaining at the local markets to traveling to…
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