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Zulu Dances in my Living Room

Published by Faith Zhefuss, Stanford Lightweight Rowing
Participating in ACE in Place South Africa expanded my world view and understanding of ethical service. I had doubts about…
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Lessons on Food and Meaningful Service

Published by Zach Wassmer, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving
My team’s work with SA Harvest has had a substantial impact on my understanding of the world and of myself.…
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7AM Curry

Published by Suhas Chundi, Stanford Wrestling
The ACE in Place South Africa program was eye-opening and possibly even life-changing. I've always had the passion to change…
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ACE in…My Home?

Published by Olivia Tighe, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
Despite ACE being virtual this year I saw this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a new culture in a…
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Zoom Connections

Published by Sydney Yap, Duke Volleyball
As a sophomore in high school scrolling through the Duke Athletics website in awe, the ACE Program was an experience…
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What I Learned About Culture

Published by Josh Romine, Duke Men's Cross Country and Track & Field
When I set out to Shangri-La with ACE, I expected to learn more about the local culture. I knew I…
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Five Moments that Most Stand Out

Published by Matthias Frick, Duke Men's Soccer
1. The views  Shangri-La offers breathtaking views, and I enjoyed every second of it. Be it the view from the…
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Meet our Community Partners

Published by Emily Klingaman (Stanford Softball) & Carly Perri (Duke Women's Swimming and Diving)
Our ACE team here in Cusco, Peru is part of a community development program run by GVI, which is responsible…
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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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Enriching Experiences

Published by Sarah Nelson (Duke Women's Volleyball) and Hannah Howell (Stanford Women's Softball)
We are staying in a guest house in Gordon’s Bay, about 45 minutes west of Cape Town. The community we…
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