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Final Day of Camp

Published by Alyssa Marsh, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
On the final day of camp, we were invited as a group to accompany one of the students back to his…
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Lessons Learned from Teaching English

Published by Anna Lee, Stanford Women's Fencing and Alyssa Marsh, Duke Women's Swimming
“Where are you from?” “I am from Vietnam!” It would be an understatement to say that we have asked this…
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Eating my way through Long Mỹ

Published by Alyssa Marsh, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
An exciting part about traveling around the world is trying all of the distinct types of food. In Vietnam, l…
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ACE Student-Athlete Giving Camper a Piggyback Ride

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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Coaches and Kids Playing in the Rain

Competition Day

Published by Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
Returning home from Vietnam is honestly a bit daunting to think about. After seeing and feeling so many things, going…
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ACE Student-Athletes Rowing

Intercontinental Collaboration

Published by Sajan Patel, Stanford Men’s Fencing, and Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
After two weeks of working together, us coaches have all become much closer as a group; we have shared a…
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Green Team Posing on Game Day

Gratitude for Good Company

Published by Maddy Price, Duke Women’s Track and Field, and Haley Farnsworth, Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving
Four more days of teaching and coaching, that's all. This trip has been a whirlwind of learning and experiencing new…
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ACE Students-Athletes Sharing a Vietnamese Meal

Reflection

Published by Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
Towards the end of our first week teaching 8th and 9th graders in Vietnam, all 10 American coaches and our…
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Ho Chi Minh City Ariel View

A Shift in Perspective

Published by Haley Farnsworth, Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving
This last week in Vietnam is incomparable to anything I have ever experienced. When I walked out of the airport,…
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