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Cop Snaps Photo Of Chain-Saw-Wielding Nun Cutting Downed Trees In Wake Of Irma

by Emerald Pellot
Emerald is a writer, illustrator, and a Libra.

Hurricane Irma will have lasting effects, not just on those directly affected, but for the nation as we know it. While there is no downplaying the real devastation and loss that the natural disaster brought, it does reveal one thing that has always been true about humans: tragedy brings out the best in us.

Miami-Dade Police were stunned by their very own community. Everyone was helping, including Sister Margaret Ann of Archibishop Coleman F. Carroll High School.

Sister Margaret was spotted wielding a chain saw to cut downed trees in the ravaged area. Over 1 million people viewed the images of the nun at work after the Miami-Dade Police Department posted photos and a video.

“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!” the department wrote on social media.

The off-duty officer was working with community members to clear the roads of fallen trees when he spotted the nun, who was sporting a full habit.

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If you’re looking to help the victims of the recent hurricanes, consider donating to the Red Crossor take a look at these eight ways you can lend a hand.

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