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Le Héros! French “Spider-Man” Meets President and Wins Citizenship After Saving Child

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One more happy ending

What would you do when faced with potential disaster? Would you rise the occasion or look elsewhere for help?

For one man in Paris last week, there truly was no time to lose when a small child was left dangling over an apartment balcony. The amazing video went viral thanks to its thrilling watch and happy ending, but now there’s more to the story as Mamoudou Gassama is honored for his heroism.

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