Michel, Lassana and Ahmed – France’s ordinary heroes

A sign that reads in French "Je suis l'ahmi Charled" a play on words on the slogan "Je suis Charlie" and referring to Ahmed Merabet, the French policeman killed, at the Place de la Republique at the start of a Unity rally “Marche Republicaine” in Paris, January 11, 2015. (AFP/JOEL SAGET)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 12, 2015, on page 5.




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