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Delving into the Foundation of the Culture of Pongobamba

Published by Kelsey McGinley (Stanford Women's Rowing) and Brittany Kampfer (Duke Women's Swimming & Diving)
Through interactions with both CBC and the Pongobamba community during our first week, we experienced firsthand different aspects of their…
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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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Connecting With Culture

Published by Nate Hartley (Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving) and Carolina Sculti (Stanford Women’s Swimming and Diving)
We arrived in Shangri-La almost one week ago, where we are staying at the Chinese Exploration & Research Society Center…
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Looking Back

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
It’s been half a week since I’ve returned from India. I already miss the SIT staff, DAV and SPYM children,…
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Sharing the Experience of Henna

Published by Kylie Jordan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
On the last day at the D.A.V. school where we were volunteering, the students and teachers wanted to thank us…
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Homestays

Published by Kylie Jordan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving and Valerie Przekop, Stanford Women's Track & Field
It’s important to take into consideration that neither of us had ever done a homestay before this experience, so the…
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Food and Family

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving and Julia Persche, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Over this past weekend, we had the opportunity to experience an entirely new side of both Delhi and Hindu life…
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Highlights from Week One in India

Published by Kylie Jordan, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
This first week and a half has been full of excitement and foreign experiences. All of the new sights, sounds,…
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Good Morning Ma’am

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
“Good Morning Ma’am” is a phrase I hear frequently. Whether it’s in the vibrant halls of D.A.V., the local public…
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“Kicking It” with the 2018 ACE in China Team

Published by Riley Hickman, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving and Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
This summer, ACE students voted on a sports-related theme to document across all four programs.  For summer 2018, "kicks" or…
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