Sunday 19 August 2018

Nun with chainsaw helps in clean-up

Sister Margaret Ann at work. Photo: AP
Sister Margaret Ann at work. Photo: AP Newsdesk

A Florida nun is helping the clean-up efforts following Hurricane Irma by taking a chainsaw to downed trees while dressed in her full habit.

Miami-Dade police posted video on social media of Sister Margaret Ann at work, filmed by an off-duty officer.

Police said the nun was cutting trees to clear the roadways around Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School near Miami.

Sister Margaret Ann is the school's principal, according to its website.

Police said "acts of kindness" like Sister Margaret Ann's remind residents that they're all part of the same community.

The department added in its post: "Thank you Sister and all of our neighbours that are working together to get through this!"

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