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Lessons to Last a Lifetime

Published by Blake Wilson, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
While our three weeks in South Africa have come to a close, the lessons I have learned and the memories…
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Zola: A Loving Community

Published by Hannah Howell, Stanford Softball
Before embarking on the long journey to South Africa, I had heard only positive things about the ACE program. Everyone…
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Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve

Published by Caitlin Keefe, Stanford Women's Volleyball
On June 17, 2019 I entered the small township of Zola for the first time. I was excited, a little bit nervous…
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ACE Student-Athletes Constructing a Greenhouse

Lasting Impact

Published by Mickayla Hinkle, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
Before my journey to South Africa began I had one constant question on my mind, “What kind of impact will…
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Photos of Adventure and Unity

Published by Logan Karam, Stanford Women's Soccer
Molo (Hello)!! Its been almost a week since I have been back in the United States and I have been…
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Leaving With More Than We Came With

Published by Chloë Lewis, Duke Women's Lacrosse
The three weeks that our ACE team spent exploring and coaching in South Africa flew by.  During our first two…
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ACE in Nomzamo

Published by Logan Karam, Stanford Women's Soccer
"Molo, ngubani igama lakho?" (hello, what is your name?) screamed with such enthusiasm that it rang loudly in my ears!…
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A Lot from a Little

Published by Maddy Berkson, Stanford Women's Track & Field
On Independence Day in India the thing to do is fly kites. Kites are made of two wooden sticks and…
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The Moments that Make Us

Published by Nicolette McNair, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
One of the first things I noticed upon arriving in India were the stark contrasts of the country. Beautiful hotels…
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