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Nun With A Chainsaw Becomes Symbol
Of Post-Irma Cleanup: ´She Rocks´

National Public Radio, by Bill Chappell

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Posted By:earlybird, 9/13/2017 11:47:00 AM

The cleanup after Hurricane Irma is a massive undertaking, after the destructive storm hit Florida and neighboring states over the weekend. In Miami, a nun chipped in to clear trees in her neighborhood — and no one, it seems, can resist a story about a chainsaw-wielding nun. Sister Margaret Ann was spotted at work by an off-duty officer of the Miami-Dade Police Department, which posted video and images from the scene Tuesday. The department calls the sister´s work another sign that Miami´s community will work together to repair what Irma broke, writing on its Facebook page, "Thank you Sister and all of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 9/13/2017 12:01:55 PM     (No. 11382152)

What a great Halloween concept.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 9/13/2017 12:08:12 PM     (No. 11382159)

LOL, #1!! So if a woodchuck "chucks" wood, is this an actual "Nun-chuck?!"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: qwerty, 9/13/2017 12:09:44 PM     (No. 11382161)

POST of the day to #2

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/13/2017 12:13:03 PM     (No. 11382165)

Using her God-given talent, of course. And doing what she can all while proving America Great Again

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/13/2017 12:30:07 PM     (No. 11382175)

Some moron apparently questioned her technique.

The world is full of critics, isn’t it. Doers do, the best way they can. Critics criticize. Feh.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jerseytomato, 9/13/2017 12:51:05 PM     (No. 11382186)

It´s great to see a nun in full habit! Rare these days.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimBob, 9/13/2017 2:15:29 PM     (No. 11382309)

I hope she is VERY careful to not get her clothes caught up in the chain.

Chainsaws, or ANY moving machinery and loose, flowing hair or clothing is an accident waiting to happen. When it does, it will be very quick and very ugly.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 9/13/2017 2:24:03 PM     (No. 11382326)

While I love the concept.......

...a close viewing reveals that the saw is not running, no chips ever fly and nothing gets cut. She simply touches the bar to a few different places and even attempts a ´sawing´ motion at one point.

....still cute.

I prefer "Nuns with Guns".

Both Biceps and S&W.

BTW---My oldest sister is a cloistered Dominican ´OP´. (Order of Preachers)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/13/2017 11:30:30 PM     (No. 11382728)

#1, Sorry, but there´s still nothing as scary to me as a nun with a yardstick.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jimjr, 9/14/2017 10:29:30 AM     (No. 11383112)

#8, Watch the video, she is indeed cutting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_imqdeTLbc

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