Symbol Of Post-Irma Cleanup: Nun With A Chainsaw
MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly with the story of the chainsaw-wielding nun who has become a hero of Hurricane Irma cleanup. Sister Margaret Ann spotted downed trees in her neighborhood in Miami so she pitched in in her habit. There was a need, she says, I had the means. Miami-Dade Police posted her photos, sparking debate on the difficulty of handling a chainsaw wearing a habit, also sparking this comment - she rocks. It's MORNING EDITION.
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