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Lessons Forever Learned

Published by Blake Sun, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
Even though three weeks is a relatively short period of time for anyone to completely understand a foreign culture, I…
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Looking Back

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
It’s been half a week since I’ve returned from India. I already miss the SIT staff, DAV and SPYM children,…
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Food for Thought

Published by Nicki Schindler, Stanford Women's Rowing
The last two weeks flew by. At NAZ, Kylie and I were asked to give a presentation about nutrition to…
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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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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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Looking Back and Moving Forward

Published by Taylor Lallas, Stanford Women's Tennis
In our pre-departure meetings for the ACE program, I recall Emily Durham, our dedicated program director, telling us that “ACE…
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Enkosi Nomzamo

Published by Callie Humphrey, Duke Women's Lacrosse
Goodbyes have never been hard for me before. I often have found myself looking to the future with excitement, eager…
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Reflections Through Routine

Published by Jake Koffman, Stanford Men's Track & Field
On most weekday mornings—barring downpour or exhaustion—Mitch, Jillian and I wake up at 4:45am and are out the door at…
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Joy of Teaching

Published by Josh Owsiany, Duke Men's Swimming and Diving
Wow, what a week it has been. So much has happened since we have arrived here, yet the time has…
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