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Sharing Is More Than Caring

Published by Isabelle Pilson, Stanford Field Hockey
In Vietnam, sharing is more than simply caring.  There, it is a way of existence — a natural inclination in…
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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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Cảm ơn Vietnam

Published by Morgan Hentz, Stanford Women's Volleyball and Beach Volleyball
ACE in Vietnam has been one of the coolest experiences of my life thus far. It’s hard to fully and…
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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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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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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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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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My Time in Long Mỹ

Published by Justin Kang, Stanford Men's Fencing
When Stanford’s spring quarter ended in mid-June and I packed my bags, ready to depart on my Vietnam experience, I…
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Sit Down, Be Humble

Published by Mitch Finesilver, Duke Men's Wrestling
My time in Vietnam was an experience-for-a-lifetime but not because of one of those cliché responses like “their culture is…
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Video: “ACE Vietnam 2018”

Published by Sophia Solé, Stanford Women's Sailing
The three weeks I spent in Vietnam were some of the “best days of my life.” I’m so fortunate to…
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