"What is a mother’s love capable of?
For Duluth teacher Chay Gravell it was a project to keep her adopted children connected to their homeland.
In 2006 Joey and Chay Gravell brought their son Jakob home from Majuro, an island near Guam that is a part of the Marshall Islands. Their commitment to raise him to speak English like his Dad, and Spanish like his mom, also included teaching him to speak Marshallese like his birth parents. This led Chay to write and publish the book The Baru from Majuro about the beautiful island of Majuro with native words illustrated and translated into English.
Chay spent months writing and illustrating the book with the help of a friend who was instrumental in publishing it professionally. This book is now a hit in the community as well as in her classroom at Duluth Adventist Christian School.…