Joining a convent isn't all incense and meditation. It turns out, you have to be pretty gosh darn hardcore to marry God:

The nun who advised Popes, studied female sexuality CRACKED.COM Hildegard of Bingen was... more or less donated to a nunnery by her rich family when she was a kid. She became the head of the convent, advised multiple Popes, and had some thoughts about sex: when the seed has fallen into its place, that vehement heat descending from her brain draws the seed to itself and holds it... in the same way as a strong man can hold something enclosed in his fist.

The nun who defeated Elvis CRACKED.COM Sister uc-Gabriel, AKA The Singing Nun, came out with her hit song Dominique in 1963, dethroning Elvis as the best-selling artist on the Billboard Hot 100. She ultimately left her convent to write more music (and live with her girlfriend).

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The Buddhist nun who spent 21 years in a Chinese prison CRACKED.COM At 17, Ani Pachen escaped from an arranged marriage, opting to join, and ultimately lead, a badass bellicose convent instead. She was tortured and imprisoned for 21 years, and upon her release, walked to Nepal to escape further persecution.
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