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Enriching Experiences

Published by Sarah Nelson (Duke Women's Volleyball) and Hannah Howell (Stanford Women's Softball)
We are staying in a guest house in Gordon’s Bay, about 45 minutes west of Cape Town. The community we…
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Learning Through Language

Published by Jameson Kavel (Duke Women's Softball) and Michaela Gordon (Stanford Women's Tennis)
“Molo!” This is Michaela Gordon from Stanford Women’s Tennis and Jameson Kavel from Duke Softball. We’ve had a great first week…
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Final Reflections from ACE in China

Published by Brandon Kier, Stanford Wrestling
Every day I kept telling myself, “This is the coolest place I’ve ever been in my life…” Then the next…
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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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sing on door that says "having somewhere to go is home, having someone to love is family, having both is a blessing"

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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Our Trip to a Local Monastery

Published by Mikaela Watson, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
Four days after arriving in Shangri-La, China, we took a trip to a local monastery about an hour from the…
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Sport as Culture

Published by Lelia Boley, Duke Women's Rowing
The China Exploration and Research Society is an organization founded by Wong How Man, with the mission to "enrich the…
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Passion and Inspiration

Published by Meible Chi, Duke Women's Tennis
After being accepted into the ACE in China program, I was ecstatic. One of my major inspirations for applying to…
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Hope Motivates Us All

Published by Roman Romero, Duke Wrestling
Working in Nomzamo has been such an impactful experience due to the new perspectives I have gained while working with…
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