Man praised online after he climbs 4 storeys to save toddler dangling from balcony 3 years ago

Man praised online after he climbs 4 storeys to save toddler dangling from balcony

This is pretty amazing.

A man has been hailed a hero after he scaled 4 storeys in order to save a toddler who was dangling from a balcony.

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In a video which has now gone viral with more than 2 million views, the man climbs the building in Paris in under 30 seconds when he sees that no one can reach the little one.

According to Le Parisien, he clambered the building on rue Marx Dormoy in the 18th arrondissement of the French capital to help the child, as onlookers looked on in horror.

When he finally got the child to safety, you can hear cheers and claps from the crowd beneathe.

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Firefighters were then called to the building, and both the man and the child were treated for shock. Thankfully, the man only suffered from scratches and bruising from climbing the building.

Le Parisien report that the child was left unattended and made its way onto the balcony before getting stuck on one of the rails.

The hero has now been identified as Mamoudou Gassama, a 22-year-old originally from Mali but living in Paris.

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