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No Translation Necessary

Published by Michaela Reinhart, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
I thought I knew a lot about relationships before traveling to Vietnam. All sorts of relationships, too: friendships, dating relationships,…
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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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The Power of Children

Published by Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track and Field
During my time in India, I had the pleasure of working with Butterflies, a local NGO, as well as D.A.V.…
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Welcomed With Open Arms

Published by Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track and Field
During the first week in India, our ACE group had the pleasure of visiting a local school three times to…
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A Lesson in Intangibles

Published by MacKenzie Kerr, Duke Women's Track and Field
I found it amusing, as I stared at the screen in the headrest in front of my plane seat, that…
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The Rewards of Struggle

Published by MacKenzie Kerr, Duke Women's Track and Field
Struggling is something to which no human is immune. For seven days now I have experienced India — the culture,…
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Listening Well as a Practice of Love

Published by Jaida Lemmons, Duke Women's Track and Field
One thing, among many, that the people of Delhi do well is engage and welcome those who are not locals…
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