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Thank you, Peru.

Published by Emily Klingaman, Stanford Women's Softball
As I adjust back into my normal life in the United States, I am continuously met with the question, “How…
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The Little Moments

Published by Kate Littlejohn, Stanford Women's Rowing
My ACE trip has been packed with experiences that I will remember for a very long time. Looking back though,…
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Comfort with Discomfort

Published by Noah Vigran, Stanford Men's Swimming and Diving
Headed into my ACE in China experience, I really only had one small worry on my mind.  Our destination, Shangri-La,…
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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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Learning in Zola

Published by Sunny Villapando, Stanford Beach Volleyball
After being home for no more than 24 hours, I find myself lamenting over the end of this trip already.…
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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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Lessons Forever Learned

Published by Blake Sun, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
Even though three weeks is a relatively short period of time for anyone to completely understand a foreign culture, I…
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Adapting to India

Published by Cassidy Wiley, Stanford Women's Water Polo
As July 18th approached faster, and as I checked off everything on my packing list, my nerves began to grow.…
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Finding Familiarity Everywhere

Published by Julia Persche, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
A little over a week and a half ago we landed in Delhi to begin the 2018 ACE India program.…
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Welcomed With Open Arms

Published by Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track and Field
During the first week in India, our ACE group had the pleasure of visiting a local school three times to…
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