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The Simple Things

Published by Peyton St. George, Duke Softball
Wrapping up my experiences from Vietnam into one final blog post has been more difficult than I could’ve ever imagined. …
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A Welcoming Community

Published by Mike Ungvarsky, Duke Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field
Before the plane took off for South Africa, the one aspect I was most nervous about was the reaction we…
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A Small Impact

Published by Jazz Moreno, Duke Softball
As soon as I applied for ACE in South Africa, the only expectation I had was that I was going…
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The Big, Grey Rectangle

Published by Max Evans, Stanford Men's Rowing
In our third week in Nomzamo, our group began doing construction at a daycare center in the local community. The…
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Sit Down, Be Humble

Published by Mitch Finesilver, Duke Men's Wrestling
My time in Vietnam was an experience-for-a-lifetime but not because of one of those cliché responses like “their culture is…
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10 Things I’ve Learned from You

Published by Amelia Smith, Stanford Beach Volleyball and Max Feldman, Duke Men's Soccer
Coming to South Africa to work with children, we all expected to learn from the people we worked with since…
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A Video Reflection from Gordon’s Bay, South Africa

Published by Taylor Lallas, Stanford Women's Tennis and Callie Humphrey, Duke Women's Lacrosse
Although we seem to live very similar lives as student-athletes at highly competitive universities both athletically and academically, we both…
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