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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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Meet the ACE in Vietnam 2021 Team

Published by 2021 ACE in Place Vietnam Session 1 Team
The ACE in Place Vietnam team is thrilled to be teaming up with Coach for College. We have the opportunity…
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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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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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Mukunda

Published by Verity Abel, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
In Hinduism, Lord Krishna is one of the most major deities and is known as the god of compassion, tenderness,…
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Acclimation

Published by Verity Abel, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving, and Rodney Herenton, Stanford Men's Basketball
1. How does Vidya School compare to your expectations prior to the trip?  Verity: Vidya School is an amazing place…
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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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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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The Colors of a Culture

Published by Maria Sheridan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
When I first arrived in Delhi, all I could see was colors. Everything is vibrant: the signs, the people, the…
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