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A Part of the Family

Published by India Lowe, Duke Women's Track & Field and Cassidy Wiley, Stanford Women's Water Polo
From the minute we walked through the door into our homestay family’s apartment, we were treated like family. We were…
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A Weekend with Nani Ji

Published by Kate Kutzer, Duke Women's Track & Field and Nicki Schindler, Stanford Women's Rowing
“You are home. Relax.” Nani Ji ushered us into her living room. From the second we met Nani Ji, her…
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Video: “ACE 2018: 21 Days in China”

Published by Isabella Duan, Stanford Women's Lightweight Rowing
In the Hong Kong airport, awaiting the flight that would return us to the United States, everyone agreed that July 14 (the…
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Pleasantly Surprised

Published by Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Now that our ACE in China program has reached its close, I have had the chance to reflect on my…
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Thankful

Published by Meible Chi, Duke Women's Tennis
After a 42-hour journey that included five flights and a layover in Canada, I sit at home reflecting on my…
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Running Buddies

Published by Veronica Brtek, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field and Jacie Lemos, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Jacie: It was around 5:30pm and Veronica and I were on our usual run: down the driveway (avoiding a multitude…
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Interactive History

Published by Riley Hickman, Duke Men’s Swimming and Diving
History as a subject was never something I enjoyed. However, I have always been fascinated with stories of the past,…
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Finding Familiarity Everywhere

Published by Julia Persche, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
A little over a week and a half ago we landed in Delhi to begin the 2018 ACE India program.…
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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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