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Mindfulness and Conquering the Unknown

Published by Carolina Sculti, Stanford Women's Swimming and Diving
This summer I was given the opportunity to travel to Shangri-La, China with the ACE program and participate in three…
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Language Immersion

Published by Mia Paulsen (Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving) and Esteban Suarez (Duke Men's Track & Field)
Peru’s two dominant languages are Spanish and Quechua.  As part of our ACE program we visited a local community called…
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Looking Back

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
It’s been half a week since I’ve returned from India. I already miss the SIT staff, DAV and SPYM children,…
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Good Morning Ma’am

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
“Good Morning Ma’am” is a phrase I hear frequently. Whether it’s in the vibrant halls of D.A.V., the local public…
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ACE Student-Athletes Constructing a Greenhouse

Lasting Impact

Published by Mickayla Hinkle, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
Before my journey to South Africa began I had one constant question on my mind, “What kind of impact will…
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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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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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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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