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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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Closing Ceremony: Pikachu Style

Published by Ema Kuczura, Duke Women's Rowing
One of the most memorable moments of my experience came on Saturday, the last day of competition during the closing…
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A Silent Bond

Published by Celia Macrae, Duke Women’s Rowing, and Carly Weber-Levine, Stanford Women’s Fencing
Twice a week after leaving the Vidya school, the ACE in India group travels to the Earth Saviours Foundation (ESF)…
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Good Morning, Ma’am

Published by Celia Macrae, Duke Women's Rowing
Five days ago, I visited at the Vidya School for the first time to see the place I would be…
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A Bittersweet Homecoming

Published by Izzy Ruby-Hill, Duke Women's Rowing
It is bittersweet coming home from China, and hard to say goodbye to everyone. I never thought that I would…
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Beyonce Breaks Cultural Barriers

Published by Meagan Lew, Duke Women's Rowing
On our second day of orientation we went to to visit the Vidya School, where we will be teaching English…
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Fast Track to Friendship

Published by Tara Christensen, Duke Women's Rowing, and Madison O'Leary, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
It's hard to believe we are already two weeks in to this amazing adventure. Looking back on it, it is…
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Recognizing Differences

Published by Grace Williams, Duke Women's Rowing
With just about a week left in Vietnam, I've started to realize some cultural differences I never would have expected.…
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Blog 1: First day of school

Published by Tara Christensen, Duke Women's Rowing
I awoke on our fourth day in Vietnam a mix of nerves and excitement; today was our first day of…
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My First Day at School

Published by Elizabeth Horne
After a brief orientation, some team building activities and a little time to shake off the travel and to learn…
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