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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 Simple Things

Published by Peyton St. George, Duke Softball
Wrapping up my experiences from Vietnam into one final blog post has been more difficult than I could’ve ever imagined. …
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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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Xin Chao

Published by Peyton St. George (Duke Softball) and Morgan Hentz (Stanford Women’s Volleyball and Beach Volleyball)
Peyton and Morgan here! ACE in Vietnam has been an amazing experience so far for the both of us, especially…
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A Day in the Life in ACE in South Africa

Published by Jazz Moreno (Duke Women's Softball) and Caitlin Keefe (Stanford Women's Volleyball)
Hi, or as we have learned in our first week, “Moloweni!” This is Jazz (a rising senior on the Duke Softball team) and Caitlin…
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Learning Through Language

Published by Jameson Kavel (Duke Women's Softball) and Michaela Gordon (Stanford Women's Tennis)
“Molo!” This is Michaela Gordon from Stanford Women’s Tennis and Jameson Kavel from Duke Softball. We’ve had a great first week…
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8016 Miles from Home

Published by Judd Howard, Duke Men's Swimming & Diving, and Kristina Inouye, Stanford Women’s Softball
In a place like New Delhi, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the differences between home and away. Personally, I…
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ACE in China Group with CERS Students

The Universal Language of Fun

Published by Tanner Johnson, Duke Men's Track & Field, & Arden Petit, Stanford Women's Softball
Arden: I have been a camp counselor for many kids’ camps during my lifetime but the camp this past week…
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Finding Beauty and Art in Vietnam

Published by Carolyn Lee, Stanford Women's Softball) and Alyse Whitaker, Duke Women's Volleyball
I, Carolyn, am no artist. Actually, for that matter, I am quite artistically challenged. I, Alyse, am not artistically gifted…
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