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Impact, From a Distance

Published by Sydney Simmons, Duke Women’s Soccer
ACE in Place…I wasn’t quite sure how this was going to work, even after I accepted my position on the…
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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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Sharing Is More Than Caring

Published by Isabelle Pilson, Stanford Field Hockey
In Vietnam, sharing is more than simply caring.  There, it is a way of existence — a natural inclination in…
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Lessons Taught, Lessons Learned

Published by Tim Sah, Stanford Men's Tennis
“For the past three weeks, we have been your teachers and coaches, but you all have taught us more than…
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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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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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A Day in the Life in ACE in Vietnam 2019

Published by Daniel Karlin (Duke Football) and Aaron Wright (Duke Football)
4:30: Wake up, brush teeth, and throw on some clothes. 4:45: Run about a mile to the gym and get about…
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My Time in Long Mỹ

Published by Justin Kang, Stanford Men's Fencing
When Stanford’s spring quarter ended in mid-June and I packed my bags, ready to depart on my Vietnam experience, I…
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Video: “ACE Vietnam 2018”

Published by Sophia Solé, Stanford Women's Sailing
The three weeks I spent in Vietnam were some of the “best days of my life.” I’m so fortunate to…
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Hồng, hồng, hồng… hổ báo!

Published by Sophia Solé, Stanford Women's Sailing and Jillian Wolgemuth, Duke Field Hockey
During one of our 40-minute life skills lessons, we attempted to teach the kids the importance of resilience and bouncing…
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