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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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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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Colorful Indian Prayer Rugs

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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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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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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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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A Bright Future

Published by Lizzy Devitt, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
Today, at the ACJ school at the center of the Nomzamo township, I had a very memorable chat with a…
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