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ACE in India Group at the Taj Mahal

A New Meaning of Humbled

Published by Alexa Romano, Stanford Women's Basketball
As student athletes, we are all too familiar with the world humble. We have coaches reminding us to stay humble…
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Landscape View from VIDYA School

The Moments that Make Us

Published by Nicolette McNair, Stanford Women's Gymnastics
One of the first things I noticed upon arriving in India were the stark contrasts of the country. Beautiful hotels…
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Many Facets of Diversity

Published by Michael Miller, Duke Men's Swimming & Diving, and Maddy Berkson, Stanford Women's Track & Field
Before this trip, we thought of India as a monolith. But during our stay here, and especially this past week,…
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Open Field

The People We Meet

Published by Anna Quinn, Duke Women's Swimming & Diving
Throughout our time in Shangri-La, we had the opportunity to interact with many unique people of different backgrounds and experiences.…
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ACE Student-Athletes Hiking

A Bittersweet Homecoming

Published by Izzy Ruby-Hill, Duke Women's Rowing
It is bittersweet coming home from China, and hard to say goodbye to everyone. I never thought that I would…
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Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments

Published by Maddy Berkson, Stanford Women's Track & Field
The first few English classes Jake and I taught were pretty rough. We came up with some lame activities, without…
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ACE Student-Athlete Playing Basketball with VIDYA Students

Surmounting My Expectations

Published by Alexa Romano, Stanford Women's Basketball
India. What are some images that come to mind when thinking of this particular country? The Taj Mahal? Colorful clothing?…
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ACE Student-Athletes Working Outside in the Mud

Get Lost

Published by Tanner Johnson, Duke Men's Track & Field
Wong How Man is an explorer. Ever since his early years in Hong Kong, he’s been tapping into what he…
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local Tibetian home

Exploring Scenery and Culture

Published by Anna Quinn, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
We have been here in Zhongdian for only a couple days now, and so far, we have seen and experienced…
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