France attacks: Bathily gets hero's welcome in native home
30 January 2015 Last updated at 04:44 GMT
The shop assistant who saved many customers' lives during the siege of the Jewish supermarket in Paris earlier this month has been given a hero's welcome in his native country Mali.
Lassana Bathily's application for French citizenship was fast-tracked in gratitude for his actions but he says he remains proud of his Malian heritage.
The BBC's Alex Duval Smith reports.