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Nun with a chainsaw helping clean up after Irma goes viral

  •  A video of Sister Margaret Ann of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School chopping up a tree that fell from Hurricane Irma went viral
  • The Miami-Dade Police Department shared the image on its Facebook page 
  • Catholic schools in Miami-Dade county will stay closed until further notice 

Sister Margaret Ann smiled with her chainsaw after tearing through a fallen tree 

A photo of a nun wielding a chainsaw to clean up the aftermath of Hurricane Irma went viral Tuesday after the Miami-Dade Police Department posted it on Facebook. 

Sister Margaret Ann, of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School was seen cutting a fallen tree in her southwest Miami-Dade County. 

The department posted along with the photos and videos:  ‘As we recover from #HurricaneIrma, these acts of kindness remind us all that we are #OneCommunity in #MiamiDadeCounty! Thank you Sister and all of our neighbors that are working together to get through this! #MiamiDadeStrong’

Her habit billows in the wind as she chops up the tree in the amusing footage.People on social media were amused by the sight. One person commented: ‘She’s is truly an awesome example of a compassionate servant of God. Thank you Sister Margaret Ann!

 

The photo and video of Sister Margaret Ann went viral with people saying she was making nuns look cool 

One person said: ‘I mean hey…gotta admit nuns [sic] are cool!’

Another said: ‘Prayers are great, but prayer accompanied by action is powerful.’

Catholic schools in Miami-Dade county will stay closed until further notice according to the Miami Herald.  

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