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Collaboration and Inspiration

Published by Brittany Kampfer, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
The one ACE value that stood out to me during my experience was teamwork, though other values were intricately woven…
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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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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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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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Final Day of Camp

Published by Alyssa Marsh, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
On the final day of camp, we were invited as a group to accompany one of the students back to his…
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Mukunda

Published by Verity Abel, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
In Hinduism, Lord Krishna is one of the most major deities and is known as the god of compassion, tenderness,…
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