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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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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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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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Collaboration and Inspiration

Published by Brittany Kampfer, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
The one ACE value that stood out to me during my experience was teamwork, though other values were intricately woven…
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Takeaways from Shangri-La

Published by Nate Hartley, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
This coming year, I have been selected to be one of the captains for my swim team. I knew going into this ACE…
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A Letter to, Well, Everyone

Published by Lelia Boley, Duke Women's Rowing
Dear family, friends, teammates, classmates, Blue Devils, Cardinal (trees?), coaches, supporters, future participants, and, well, everyone else: If you're reading…
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Thankful

Published by Meible Chi, Duke Women's Tennis
After a 42-hour journey that included five flights and a layover in Canada, I sit at home reflecting on my…
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