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Shovel (not quite) Ready!

Published by Amanda Beach, Duke Women's Cross Country & Track and Field
Before we departed for ACE, there were several meetings, presentations, and webinars to get us acquainted with Peru and with…
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Meet the ACE in Peru Team

Published by Amanda Beach (Duke Women’s Cross Country & Track and Field) and Emily Schultz (Stanford Softball)
Each year, ACE student-athletes vote on a theme that connects across all four program locations. This theme supports ACE’s value…
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No Translation Necessary

Published by Michaela Reinhart, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
I thought I knew a lot about relationships before traveling to Vietnam. All sorts of relationships, too: friendships, dating relationships,…
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Meet the ACE in China 2019 Team

Published by Jordan Fong (Stanford Women’s Track and Field) and Alex Miley (Duke Men’s Cross Country & Track and Field)
Each year, ACE student-athletes vote on a theme that connects across all four program locations. This theme supports ACE’s value…
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Language

Published by Jack Herkert (Stanford Men’s Track & Field), Tim Sah (Stanford Men's Tennis), and Michaela Reinhart (Duke Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)
Xin Chao! Or, hello, in Vietnamese. Despite our best efforts, Vietnamese is a very complicated language, and even after a…
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What I Learned

Published by Kate Kutzer, Duke Women's Track and Field
Sitting on the plane ride home, I stared out over the wing into the vast blue Pacific, replaying our many…
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Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Published by India Lowe, Duke Women's Track and Field
The few weeks in India have been a great learning experience. One of the biggest lessons I will take away…
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The Power of Children

Published by Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track and Field
During my time in India, I had the pleasure of working with Butterflies, a local NGO, as well as D.A.V.…
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Homestays

Published by Kylie Jordan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving and Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track & Field
It’s important to take into consideration that neither of us had ever done a homestay before this experience, so the…
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