13 Sep '17, 3pm

Chainsaw-wielding nun is new hurricane hero

Chainsaw-wielding nun is new hurricane hero

Sister Margaret Ann's good deed became an online sensation when she was spotted by an off-duty police officer. (Photo: Miami-Dade Police Department /Facebook) Nuns may be the stuff of Catholic school kids' nightmares, but this nun is also a hurricane action hero. Sister Margaret Ann didn't want to sit idly by while people were sidelined and suffering after Hurricane Irma. So the principal of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School, southwest of downtown Miami, went into her school's supply closet and grabbed a chainsaw. "They didn't belong there. They needed to be used," she matter-of-factly explained to CNN . A Miami-Dade off-duty police officer happened upon the nun, who was trimming a downed tree with a roaring chainsaw. He took a photo and shared some video of her at work on the department's social media. Not surprisingly, it struck a chord.

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