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Good Morning Ma’am

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
“Good Morning Ma’am” is a phrase I hear frequently. Whether it’s in the vibrant halls of D.A.V., the local public…
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Lessons Learned from Teaching English

Published by Anna Lee, Stanford Women's Fencing and Alyssa Marsh, Duke Women's Swimming
“Where are you from?” “I am from Vietnam!” It would be an understatement to say that we have asked this…
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Colorful Indian Prayer Rugs

Mukunda

Published by Verity Abel, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
In Hinduism, Lord Krishna is one of the most major deities and is known as the god of compassion, tenderness,…
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Student-Athletes play Volleyball with VIDYA Students

Acclimation

Published by Verity Abel, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving, and Rodney Herenton, Stanford Men's Basketball
1. How does Vidya School compare to your expectations prior to the trip?  Verity: Vidya School is an amazing place…
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ACE Student-Athlete Giving Camper a Piggyback Ride

Laughter Has No Language Barrier

Published by Haley Farnsworth, Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving
It's hard to imagine that exactly one month ago, I got on a plane to Vietnam. At the time, I…
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ACE Students-Athletes Sharing a Vietnamese Meal

Reflection

Published by Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
Towards the end of our first week teaching 8th and 9th graders in Vietnam, all 10 American coaches and our…
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The Colors of a Culture

Published by Maria Sheridan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
When I first arrived in Delhi, all I could see was colors. Everything is vibrant: the signs, the people, the…
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ACE Student-Athlete with VIDYA Students

Bliss.

Published by Sammy Gallagher, Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving
We were asked what was the most difficult part about India? My answer: leaving. For three weeks we worked with…
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ACE Student-Athletes and VIDYA Students Play Outside

World is One Family

Published by Sammy Gallagher, Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving, and Michelle Staggers, Duke Women's Lacrosse
When we first came to India, we immediately noticed the stark contrasts between our country and the one we would…
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