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Real-life ‘Spider-Man’ who climbed building to save child to meet with French president

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It’s surely a stunt out of a Hollywood film.

A man’s dramatic climb up the side of a building to rescue a child in Paris earned him widespread praise, plus a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron.

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22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama, an undocumented Malian migrant, took less than 40 seconds to scale four floors of an apartment block in the city’s 18th arrondissement on Saturday afternoon. 

Videos of the incident were widely shared on social media, showing Gassama being cheered on by a crowd of onlookers. Read more…

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