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A Journey of Many Firsts

Published by Brittany McGee, Stanford Women's Track and Field, and Becky Smaller, Duke Women's Tennis
Who would've thought that a Floridian and a Londoner could share so many first experiences together. After just two weeks…
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On Puddles and Cheerleading

Published by Sean Strong, Stanford Men's Fencing
At the start of my past year at Stanford, a teammate came up to me to impart some wisdom. He…
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Life-Alert — Vietnam Edition

Published by Bronson Bruneau, Duke Football
"Help! I've fallen and I can't get up.” Ok, not quite, but let me explain. Last week while I was…
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Finding Beauty and Art in Vietnam

Published by Carolyn Lee, Stanford Women's Softball) and Alyse Whitaker, Duke Women's Volleyball
I, Carolyn, am no artist. Actually, for that matter, I am quite artistically challenged. I, Alyse, am not artistically gifted…
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Recognizing Differences

Published by Grace Williams, Duke Women's Rowing
With just about a week left in Vietnam, I've started to realize some cultural differences I never would have expected.…
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Xin Chao!

Published by Becky Smaller, Duke Women's Tennis
Xin chao!! So this is my first blog post here in Vietnam, and I've got to be honest: I'm not…
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Refuse to Lose

Published by Madison O'Leary, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
I must start out with the disclaimer that those who know me would more than likely pin my personality as…
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Blog 1: First day of school

Published by Tara Christensen, Duke Women's Rowing
I awoke on our fourth day in Vietnam a mix of nerves and excitement; today was our first day of…
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