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#MamoudouGassama: Malian migrant is man of the hour

The astounding rescue of a child dangling from a Paris balcony has created an instant hero. Mamoudou Gassama, a young Malian migrant, met the French president and has been told he'll have his citizenship fast-tracked. Some have accused France's politicians of opportunism and hypocrisy, but most just want to pay tribute to a remarkable act of bravery. Gassama sits down with FRANCE 24 and tells us what made him risk his life for a stranger.