’He Just Kept Me There’: Professor Thanks Paris Train Attack Hero

Spencer Stone, Mark Moogalian
Today Show

Reunited for the first time since a harrowing attack by a gunman on a train bound for Paris last month, a French-American professor thanked U.S. airman Spencer Stone on TODAY Friday for saving his life.

"I remember it very well because he was talking to me trying to keep me from losing consciousness, and said after this is over we'll go get a beer," Mark Moogalian told Savannah Guthrie on TODAY Friday. "He just kept me there. The sound of his voice and also the sound of my wife's (voice) just kept me there, kept me alive and gave me hope."

Moogalian, 51, was shot by Ayoub El-Khazzani aboard an Amsterdamn-to-Paris train on Aug. 21 before Stone, 23, tackled and subdued the Moroccan gunman.

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