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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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Cultural Connection through Sports

Published by Colt Sessions, Duke Men's Track and Field
Several days ago our small group toured a local monastery. It was tucked up in the hills outside of a…
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Redefining Dedication and Devotion

Published by Ryan Smith, Stanford Men's Volleyball
Having only been in Shangri-La for a couple of days now, the people here have already made me reflect on…
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Two ACE Athletes with two of their students

Fast Track to Friendship

Published by Tara Christensen, Duke Women's Rowing, and Madison O'Leary, Stanford Women's Lacrosse
It's hard to believe we are already two weeks in to this amazing adventure. Looking back on it, it is…
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Gratitude and Goodbyes

Published by Gurbani Singh, Duke Women's Golf
I can't believe that our time in South Africa has almost come to an end, and we have already started…
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Finally Feeling at Home

Published by Oliver Spring, Duke Men's Soccer
It has been almost three weeks exactly since our plane landed in this foreign continent, country, and city. Some of…
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ACE Student-Athlete Aeriel View of South Africa

Reflections and Takeaways

Published by Alexander Merriman, Duke Men's Fencing
Somehow it is already time for me to be writing my FINAL blog post of my ACE experience. These three…
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ACE Student-Athletes on Mountainous Overlook

Teamwork and Sea Horses

Published by Gurbani Singh (D-Women's Golf) & Mariah Lee (S-Women's Soccer)
Last Saturday we visited Langa Township. Our tour guide, Siviwe, grew up in the township and showed us around. After…
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