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  1. Parisian Market Hero Gets Citizenship

    They want him to stay. While many foreigners are feeling unwelcome in France following last week’s attacks, the Malian who saved a dozen would-be victims by hiding them in a Parisian supermarket’s freezer is now feeling right at home. Nearly 300,000 people signed a petition demanding that Lassana Bathily be granted citizenship, and he’s being naturalized next week. The Muslim immigrant — hailed by President Francois Hollande for aiding police and saving lives — also gets the Légion d’Honneur, France’s top accolade for heroes.


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