Did France's Need for a Hero Lead to Lionizing Kosher Store's Muslim Employee?

Survivor of Hyper Cacher attack claims Lassana Bathily did not save lives and France turned the Muslim immigrant into a hero for political reasons; Bathily tells Haaretz: I never claimed to be a hero.

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Shortly after an Islamist gunman stormed a kosher supermarket in Paris last January, killing four people, the story of an unlikely hero began to emerge.