Residence card for African hero

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Gorgui and family with Dénia officials

A WEST AFRICAN hero who risked his life to save a wheelchair-bound man from a burning block has been given residence in Spain on the grounds of ‘public interest’ – allowing him to pursue his dream of being a lorry driver and renting a flat for himself, his wife and baby.
Spain’s government has given the Senegalese youth a residence card unconditionally after responding to a huge nationwide campaign involving local councils, the regional government and members of the public, including a petition on Change.org.

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