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6 year old boy fights with a dog to save his sister

Six-year-old Bridger was quick to pounce on the dog attacking his little sister. He came away with big wounds on his face …

From the top of his six years, Bridger is a real little hero. On July 9, he rescued his little sister, who was being attacked by the dog of relatives.

The six-year-old American didn’t hesitate to jump on the animal when he saw he was attacking his little sister. “He was bitten in the face several times, then he took his sister’s hand and put it to safety,” the boy’s aunt testified on Instagram. As can be seen from the photos posted by Bridger‘s aunt, he was severely attacked in the face and had to undergo 90 stitches. The little boy’s aunt added that after the attack Bridger said, “If anyone was to die, it was me.”

A few days after the drama and having told this story on social networks, the aunt gave news of the little one. “His injuries are getting better! He remains in a good mood and he hasn’t changed. He can’t smile the way he wants yet, but he smiled anyway when I read him some of your comments, ”she wrote.

She also wanted to say that the family still has good contact with the dog’s owners, and they are not angry with them. “The owners are great people. We have no resentment towards them.

6 year old boy fights with a dog to save his sister
6 year old boy fights with a dog to save his sister
Bridger’s aunt in her Instagram account

Six-year-old Bridger Walker from Cheyenne in Wyoming is a real-life superhero! The boy protected his little sister from an aggressive dog that injured him during the daring rescue—Bridger had to get 90 stitches for his wounds. “If someone was going to die, I thought it should be me,” the boy said.

Now, Bridger is being called a hero worldwide. And if you think that the 6-year-old has all the makings of a professional superhero, you might not be far off from the truth.

Actor Mark Ruffalo, who plays Bruce Banner and the Hulk in Marvel’s Avengers movies, responded to the story and said that he admired the boy’s courage. Meanwhile, Chris Evans aka Captain America sent the boy a video where he praised him for his bravery. Plenty of other celebrities have pitched in with their own praise. Welcome to the Avengers, Bridger!

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Six-year-old Bridger protected his 4-year-old sister from an aggressive dog that ran at them

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He got in between the dog and his sister to save her

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Bridger was taken to the hospital where he had to get 90 stitches for his wounds

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He’s a real-life superhero and he was prepared to lay down his life for his little sister

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The 6-year-old has been discharged from hospital and he’s feeling great

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Chris Evans aka Captain America praised Bridger for being very brave and for doing the right thing

 

Mark Ruffalo, who plays Bruce Banner and The Hulk in the Avengers movies, said that he was impressed by the boy’s heroics

Actress Anne Hathaway also shared the story online

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Other celebrities, including Hugh Jackman, Zachary Levi, Tom Holland, the Russo brothers, Robbie Amell, Chris Hemsworth, Anne Hathaway, and others have also shown their support for Bridger. Anne Hathaway commented: “I’m not an Avenger, but I know a superhero when I see one. I can only hope I’m half as brave in my life as you are in yours, Bridger. Wishing you an easeful recovery, and many cool looking rocks.”

The 6-year-old’s heroic tale first went viral after his aunt Nicole Walker shared it on Instagram and tagged the actors from the Avengers movies to let them know about the newest addition to their ranks.

The incident happened at a friend’s home on July 9. Bridger, his sister, and their friend went into the backyard where there were a couple of dogs. After their friend pointed out which of them was the mean one, it immediately charged at them. Bridger put himself between the dog and his 4-year-old sister to protect her without any concern for his life or safety. The dog was a 1-year-old German Shepherd mix.

After the dog latched onto his face with its teeth, Bridger yelled for his sister to run. When the dog let him go, he grabbed his sister’s hand and ran with her away from the dog.

Immediately afterward, the dog’s owner secured their pet, ran Bridger inside the house, put pressure on his wounds, and called for emergency care. He was taken to the hospital where a plastic surgeon, Dr. Joseph F. Looby, gave him stitches.

The good news is that Bridger has already been discharged from the hospital and he’s now back home. He also hasn’t lost his spirits despite being wounded like a real warrior. According to Nicole, the boy’s aunt, their family doesn’t hold any ill will towards the family that owns the dog that hurt Bridger. In fact, the two families have become closer because of this incident.

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