From USA TODAY:
The 36-year-old nun from the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Clarksburg, Ohio is also a trained veterinary technician, a skill she acquired before she joined the convent.
Some people left their pets behind to go into evacuation centers and she'd go find the animals. Many stayed with their animals despite the dangers in the Fukushima prefecture and she'd visit the families and offer support during the stressful time.
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