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Zoom Connections

Published by Sydney Yap, Duke Volleyball
As a sophomore in high school scrolling through the Duke Athletics website in awe, the ACE Program was an experience…
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Impact, From a Distance

Published by Sydney Simmons, Duke Women’s Soccer
ACE in Place…I wasn’t quite sure how this was going to work, even after I accepted my position on the…
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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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Twenty Seconds

Published by Elizabeth Reneau, Duke Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field
“You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery.…
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Staying Present

Published by Addie Stonecipher, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
Going into my ACE experience this summer, I wasn’t totally sure what to expect. I was excited to interact with…
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The Power of Community

Published by Mia Paulsen, Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving
The photo above is of Taylor and me on our first day working in Pongobamba. We arrived early in the…
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Home Cooking

Published by Esteban Suarez, Duke Men's Track and Field
Food is a large outward expression of love in Hispanic cultures. Raised on this notion, I sought out all the…
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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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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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