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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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What If I Told You…?

Published by Chris Theodore, Duke Men's Cross Country and Track and Field
If you grew up a sports fan like me, waking up each morning to SportsCenter and ESPN, you may be…
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Staying Present

Published by Addie Stonecipher, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
Going into my ACE experience this summer, I wasn’t totally sure what to expect. I was excited to interact with…
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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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Last Moments

Published by Aaron Wright, Duke Football
The months leading up to departure were packed with online modules, video chats, and plenty of advice from former participants,…
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Cảm ơn Vietnam

Published by Morgan Hentz, Stanford Women's Volleyball and Beach Volleyball
ACE in Vietnam has been one of the coolest experiences of my life thus far. It’s hard to fully and…
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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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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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Sit Down, Be Humble

Published by Mitch Finesilver, Duke Men's Wrestling
My time in Vietnam was an experience-for-a-lifetime but not because of one of those cliché responses like “their culture is…
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