A young man from Mali, West Africa was hailed a hero after he sprang into action to save a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor balcony by single-handedly scaling the facade of the building and pulling him close to him.

This video is from Paris and has gained over 13 Millions page views. Mamoudou Gassama just took less than 36 seconds to reach the child in a rescue captured on the video which is doing rounds on the internet.

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