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Open Hearts and Open Minds

Published by Laurel Foster, Stanford Sailing
After much of my college experience was defined by the pandemic and coming in and out of lockdowns, I took…
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3 Weeks, 2 ‘Sabais,’ 1 Goal

Published by Alana Vawter, Stanford Softball
Going into this summer and this program I had no idea what to expect. What would an online service project…
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Passion, Knowledge, & Sharks

Published by Finn Hossfeld, Duke Men's Fencing
I had the privilege of working with an incredible group of individuals during my time with ACE in Place Thailand.…
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My Home Away from Home

Published by Sydney Steele, Stanford Softball
One thing I was able to learn through volunteering in ACE is that trying new things is not as scary…
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7AM Curry

Published by Suhas Chundi, Stanford Wrestling
The ACE in Place South Africa program was eye-opening and possibly even life-changing. I've always had the passion to change…
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Expect the Unexpected: ACE in Place ’21

Published by Theo Burba, Duke Men’s Cross Country and Track and Field
Looking back on my three-week ACE in Place Peru experience, I am overcome with emotions to describe the experience –…
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What If I Told You…?

Published by Chris Theodore, Duke Men's Cross Country and Track and Field
If you grew up a sports fan like me, waking up each morning to SportsCenter and ESPN, you may be…
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What Defines Culture?

Published by Alex Miley, Duke Men's Cross Country & Track and Field
This is a question that I started to wrestle with about a week into my ACE experience. The location we…
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The Little Moments

Published by Kate Littlejohn, Stanford Women's Rowing
My ACE trip has been packed with experiences that I will remember for a very long time. Looking back though,…
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Shovel (not quite) Ready!

Published by Amanda Beach, Duke Women's Cross Country & Track and Field
Before we departed for ACE, there were several meetings, presentations, and webinars to get us acquainted with Peru and with…
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