VIDEO: Now-famous Florida nun used Google to figure out chainsaw

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Friday, September 15, 2017
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The video of a Miami nun chainsawing trees after Hurricane Irma has gone viral.

WEST KENDALL, Fla. -- The Florida nun who became an internet sensation when video emerged of her - dressed in full habit - wielding a chainsaw to clear downed trees after Hurricane Irma says she had to look up instructions on how to start the tool.

Sister Margaret Ann says she had to use Google to find out how to start the saw because she'd forgotten how.

The nun, who is principal of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School in Miami, says several people have sent her videos on how to use a chainsaw correctly after watching her online.

Sister Margaret Ann laughed off the attention, saying her students are enjoying watching her on social media. Some have even asked for her autograph.

She also said she was glad the video gave the public a different view of nuns.