Smilies On
Share stories, photos, and videos that make you smile!
Login    Join    Forgot Password?
Me We Too app
Shout Our Universe app
3:31 "Spiderman" who saved child dangling from Paris balcony offered French citizenship by Macron CBC News 368K views New 5:52 Royal Wedding - SNL Saturday Night Live Recommended for you 7:56 Moments At The Royal Wedding No One Will Forget Nicki Swift Recommended for you New 10:03 Royal Wedding Fashion Ranked Best To Worst Nicki Swift Recommended for you New 1:07 Malian hero scales Paris building to save child The Star Online 1.4M views New 10:15 10 Heroic Kids Who Came to the Rescue | ABC News Remix ABC News 9.3M views 8:17 30-year-old evicted from parents' home speaks to CNN CNN 2.4M views New 3:43 Ivanka Trump criticized for picture with her son CNN 102K views New French citizenship, a job offered to man who scaled building to save child ABC News 10K views New ‘Pretty Woman’ Cast Reunites 25 Years Later | TODAY TODAY Recommended for you 88-year-old retires and lives on cruise ship CBS This Morning Recommended for you The Untold Truth Of Kate Middleton Nicki Swift Recommended for you Former CFO Now Unemployed, on Food Stamps After Viral Video ABC News 2.2M views Teenager Saves Cop’s Life While Handcuffed, Now Receiving Award Complex News 5.4M views Panther sneaks up behind man and then ... CNN 20M views Brides for sale - Bulgaria's Roma marriage market | DW Documentary DW Documentary Recommended for you The Best Dressed Royal Wedding Guests The List 2M views New Rachel Platten - Better Place (Official Video) Rachel Platten Recommended for you Gorilla Killed After Child Falls Into Zoo Habitat ABC News 21M views Firefighter catches child tossed from burning building CNN 526K views Man scales building to save dangling child

Man scales building to save dangling child
Posted 1 year ago
Updated 1 year ago
Posted By 
wildcherry
0 Fans
0 Friends

22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama climbed up four floors of the Paris, France apartment building in just seconds to rescue a child dangling from the balcony edge.

The real-life spiderman hero, a Malian migrant, was in Paris to watch a footbal match in a local restaurant, and saw the commotion on onlookers at the bottom of the building.

"I like children, I would have hated to see him getting hurt in front of me. I ran and I looked for solutions to save him and thank God I scaled the front of the building to the balcony," he said.
(via CNN, "
'Spiderman' granted French citizenship after rescuing child from Paris balcony")

Video shows neighbors on the adjoining balcony struggling to pull the child to safety.

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo:

"He explained to me that he arrived from Mali a few months ago with the dream of making a life for himself here. I replied that his heroic act is an example for all citizens and that the city of Paris will obviously be keen to support him in his efforts to settle in France," she posted to Twitter.
 
The Paris fire brigade tweeted: "Mamoudou shares the values of the Paris fire brigade. We are ready to welcome him."

Gassama has been granted French citizenship and a job in the fire brigade.

 

Report scrapbook by:
Report a concern
Comments:

Join Mailing List
Join Our Mailing List
Get an email each day with the latest posts that make you smile!
Search