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Finding a Purpose

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track & Field
One moment. A snapshot. A humbling experience. An occasion that stuck with me. One instance that gave me a purpose.…
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Unbreakable Ties

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track and Field and Aleeza Yu, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
In writing a paired-blog, we could talk about something extremely basic like our differences. For example, how one of us…
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The Language Hurdle

Published by Sydnei Murphy, Duke Women's Track and Field
It was not until about our third day on project that the language barrier became a problem. If it had…
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ACE in South Africa Group at the top of Table Mountain

Lessons for a Lifetime

Published by Christine Streisel, Duke Women's Track and Field
As I sit on the plane leaving Cape Town and Gordon’s Bay, I’m fighting back tears. Tears of sadness that…
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Culture and Perspective

Published by Maya Jackson, Stanford Women’s Softball, and Christine Streisel, Duke Women's Track & Field
The past week’s reflections and activities focused on cultural diversity and the history of the townships and South Africa. On…
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ACE in South Africa Group at an Overlook of Gordon's Bay

Looking Past the Clouds

Published by Christine Streisel, Duke Women's Track and Field
Molweni! The first week of ACE in South Africa has been amazing and we’ve already learned so much in such…
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