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Lessons to Last a Lifetime

Published by Blake Wilson, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
While our three weeks in South Africa have come to a close, the lessons I have learned and the memories…
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Sala Kakuhle, Zola

Published by Michaela Gordon, Stanford Women's Tennis
Going into the ACE program, I was prepared to soak in the South African culture, meet members of the Zola…
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A Small Impact

Published by Jazz Moreno, Duke Softball
As soon as I applied for ACE in South Africa, the only expectation I had was that I was going…
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Zola: A Loving Community

Published by Hannah Howell, Stanford Softball
Before embarking on the long journey to South Africa, I had heard only positive things about the ACE program. Everyone…
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Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve

Published by Caitlin Keefe, Stanford Women's Volleyball
On June 17, 2019 I entered the small township of Zola for the first time. I was excited, a little bit nervous…
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The Big, Grey Rectangle

Published by Max Evans, Stanford Men's Rowing
In our third week in Nomzamo, our group began doing construction at a daycare center in the local community. The…
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This “Moment”

Published by Max Feldman, Duke Men's Soccer
One piece of advice that I was given before I left on my trip for ACE in South Africa was…
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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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Bigger and Stronger

Published by Roman Romero, Duke Wrestling
After my first week of working with the kids my perspective has been exponentially broadened. I would not even consider…
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