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The Busy Catholic Blog — Staff Picks Sep 13, 2017

Florida nun grabs chainsaw to help with hurricane cleanup

By Agnieszka Krawczynski

Sister Margaret Ann helps remove fallen trees after hurricane Irma. (www.twitter.com)

VANCOUVER—A nun wasn't afraid to get her habit dirty this week as she grabbed a chainsaw and started cutting trees to clear the roads near Archbishop Coleman Carrol High School near Miami.

There was a need. I had the means. I wanted to help out. At the school, we had the chainsaws sitting in the closet and they didn't belong there. They needed to be used.
Sister Margaret Ann

An off-duty Miami-Dade police officer saw Sister Margaret Ann working in a full brown habit and took a video that has been shared 27,000 times on Facebook alone.

The nun was even interviewed on CNN about helping clear the roads. She told the reporter it was a good teaching moment for the high school students!