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ACE in…My Home?

Published by Olivia Tighe, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
Despite ACE being virtual this year I saw this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a new culture in a…
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3,000 Miles Close

Published by Catherine Purnell, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
I was nervous going into my ACE experience, as I had no idea what it would look like. I was…
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Lessons to Last a Lifetime

Published by Blake Wilson, Stanford Men's Gymnastics
While our three weeks in South Africa have come to a close, the lessons I have learned and the memories…
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Zola: A Loving Community

Published by Hannah Howell, Stanford Softball
Before embarking on the long journey to South Africa, I had heard only positive things about the ACE program. Everyone…
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Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve

Published by Caitlin Keefe, Stanford Women's Volleyball
On June 17, 2019 I entered the small township of Zola for the first time. I was excited, a little bit nervous…
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Lasting Impact

Published by Mickayla Hinkle, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
Before my journey to South Africa began I had one constant question on my mind, “What kind of impact will…
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Photos of Adventure and Unity

Published by Logan Karam, Stanford Women's Soccer
Molo (Hello)!! Its been almost a week since I have been back in the United States and I have been…
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