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Zulu Dances in my Living Room

Published by Faith Zhefuss, Stanford Lightweight Rowing
Participating in ACE in Place South Africa expanded my world view and understanding of ethical service. I had doubts about…
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Worthwhile While Home

Published by Deja Davis, Duke Softball
Participating in ACE this summer has been surprisingly rewarding. And don’t get me wrong, I knew I would end this…
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A Snapshot into South Africa

Published by Natalie Maurer, Duke Women’s Soccer
As my virtual ACE South Africa program has come to a close, I look back on my experience and interactions…
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7AM Curry

Published by Suhas Chundi, Stanford Wrestling
The ACE in Place South Africa program was eye-opening and possibly even life-changing. I've always had the passion to change…
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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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Deeper than the Surface of Volunteering

Published by Sarah Nelson, Duke Women’s Volleyball
This trip was an unforgettable experience. More than the tangibles, I learned so many important lessons about life. These kids…
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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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Enriching Experiences

Published by Sarah Nelson (Duke Women's Volleyball) and Hannah Howell (Stanford Women's Softball)
We are staying in a guest house in Gordon’s Bay, about 45 minutes west of Cape Town. The community we…
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