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Connecting with the Kids

Published by Areta Buness (Stanford Women's Lacrosse) and Josh Romine (Duke Men’s Track & Field and Cross Country)
Our ACE team is spending three weeks at the China Exploration and Research Society (CERS) Zhongdian Center, just outside of…
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A Welcoming Community

Published by Mike Ungvarsky, Duke Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field
Before the plane took off for South Africa, the one aspect I was most nervous about was the reaction we…
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Language

Published by Jack Herkert (Stanford Men’s Track & Field), Tim Sah (Stanford Men's Tennis), and Michaela Reinhart (Duke Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)
Xin Chao! Or, hello, in Vietnamese. Despite our best efforts, Vietnamese is a very complicated language, and even after a…
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Meet The ACE in South Africa 2019 Team

Published by Sunny Villapando (Stanford Beach Volleyball), Mike Ungvarsky (Duke Cross Country and Track & Field) and Blake Wilson (Stanford Men's Gymnastics)
Each year, ACE student-athletes vote on a theme that connects across all four program locations. This theme supports ACE’s value…
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Vietnamese Vacationland

Published by Jake Koffman, Stanford Men's Track and Field
This first week and a half in Vietnam has been incredible. From the moment we set down in Vietnam I…
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Wrapping Up With Memories

Published by Colt Sessions, Duke Track and Field (Men's), Ryan Smith, Stanford Volleyball (Men's), and Domonique Panton, Duke Track and Field (Women's)
The past two weeks at CERS have been a time of reflection. We have spent our days wrapped up in…
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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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Grazing the Surface

Published by Trevor Rex
I still have two and a half weeks here in South Africa and I'm already dreading leaving. I quickly grew…
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