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This nun has a chainsaw, and she’s using it to help clean up after Irma

Nun with chain saw gets to work on Irma cleanup

Sister Margaret Ann caught an off-duty Miami-Dade Police Department officer's attention as she was doing her part to help her neighborhood recover after Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12, 2017. The department posted this video and some photos of her cutt
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Sister Margaret Ann caught an off-duty Miami-Dade Police Department officer's attention as she was doing her part to help her neighborhood recover after Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12, 2017. The department posted this video and some photos of her cutt

One wouldn’t say a nun with a chainsaw is a common sight — even in Florida, home to all things out of the ordinary.

But Sister Margaret Ann is a nun with a chainsaw, and she’s using it to do her part to help her neighborhood recover after Hurricane Irma.

An off-duty officer from the Miami-Dade Police Department spotted Sister Margaret Ann, in full habit, cutting trees that had been knocked down near roads. She is from Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School, about 15 miles from the Atlantic shore.

“Thank you Sister and all of our neighbors that are working together to get through this!” the police department wrote on Facebook along with photos of Sister Margaret Ann at work.

While Miami was spared the worst of Hurricane Irma as it passed over the weekend, the city and surrounding area sustained plenty of downed trees and flooding.

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