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ACE in…My Home?

Published by Olivia Tighe, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
Despite ACE being virtual this year I saw this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a new culture in a…
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3,000 Miles Close

Published by Catherine Purnell, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
I was nervous going into my ACE experience, as I had no idea what it would look like. I was…
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Zoom Connections

Published by Sydney Yap, Duke Volleyball
As a sophomore in high school scrolling through the Duke Athletics website in awe, the ACE Program was an experience…
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Expect the Unexpected: ACE in Place ’21

Published by Theo Burba, Duke Men’s Cross Country and Track and Field
Looking back on my three-week ACE in Place Peru experience, I am overcome with emotions to describe the experience –…
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Home Cooking

Published by Esteban Suarez, Duke Men's Track and Field
Food is a large outward expression of love in Hispanic cultures. Raised on this notion, I sought out all the…
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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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Sharing Passion Through Art

Published by Kelsey McGinley, Stanford Women's Rowing
Throughout my experience in Peru, I faced many challenges – difficult to overcome, but incredibly rewarding to do so. As…
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El Poder del Lenguaje

Published by Emily Schultz, Stanford Women's Softball
Throughout my 3 weeks in Cusco, Peru, the most rewarding moments were those that sparked a conversation through the Spanish…
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