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ACE Student-Athletes Sitting with VIDYA Children

The Rewards of Struggle

Published by MacKenzie Kerr, Duke Women's Track and Field
Struggling is something to which no human is immune. For seven days now I have experienced India — the culture,…
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Listening Well as a Practice of Love

Published by Jaida Lemmons, Duke Women's Track and Field
One thing, among many, that the people of Delhi do well is engage and welcome those who are not locals…
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Mountain Overlook in South Africa

Perspective Gained and Changed

Published by Sean Tate, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
Now back on U.S. soil, I’ve used the last few days to decompress and to reflect heavily on our trip…
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ACE In India Group Tries On Indian Clothing

Good Morning, Ma’am

Published by Celia Macrae, Duke Women's Rowing
Five days ago, I visited at the Vidya School for the first time to see the place I would be…
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Trust the Process Chalkboard

Trust the Process

Published by Maddy Price, Duke Women’s Track and Field
Vietnam is a cultural masterpiece. Every meal we get to try different and amazing food and even got to make…
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ACE Students-Athletes Sharing a Vietnamese Meal

Reflection

Published by Mackenzie Willborn, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
Towards the end of our first week teaching 8th and 9th graders in Vietnam, all 10 American coaches and our…
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Coaches Introducing Selves to Students Outside

Sportsmanship

Published by Sajan Patel, Stanford Men’s Fencing
Working with the ACE Program in Vietnam has been a great experience so far. After only a week, I have…
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The Colors of a Culture

Published by Maria Sheridan, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
When I first arrived in Delhi, all I could see was colors. Everything is vibrant: the signs, the people, the…
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Open Field

The People We Meet

Published by Anna Quinn, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
Throughout our time in Shangri-La, we had the opportunity to interact with many unique people of different backgrounds and experiences.…
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