While we all love dogs for their adorable nature and admire them for their bravery sometimes when they save people’s lives, it’s not the case that there aren’t instances where dogs can come out vicious and dangerous too. On unfortunate incidents as such, people can get injured badly. One such instance was recently heard which a small boy aged just six had to experience with his sister.
The boy named Bridger Walker became a hero as he showed that despite being just a small kid yet, he has the biggest heart. While his younger sister was being attacked by a ferocious dog, Bridger’s love for his sister allowed him to gather his guts and be brave enough to stand between the dog and her so that he could protect her. This young kid was bitten on the head and face before he could take her sister’s hand and run to take her to safety. This heroic boy is still recovering after his left cheek was stitched 90 times.
What this boy with a beautiful soul had to say after all that happened and he had to go through is that “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me.”
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Hey, all. Please, share my nephew’s story so that it gets as much exposure as it can. We know that our little hero would love some words of encouragement from his favorite heroes. On July 9th, my six year old nephew Bridger saved his little sister’s life by standing between her and a charging dog. After getting bit several times on the face and head, he grabbed his sister’s hand and ran with her to keep her safe. He later said, “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me.” After receiving 90 stitches (give or take) from a skilled plastic surgeon, he’s finally resting at home. We love our brave boy and want all the other superheroes to know about this latest hero who joined their ranks. @tomholland2013 @chrishemsworth @robertdowneyjr @markruffalo @prattprattpratt @twhiddleston @chadwickboseman @vindiesel @chrisevans EDIT: I just finished visiting with Bridger at his home. His wounds are looking so much better! He’s in great spirits, and his awesome personality is intact. He can’t smile too widely yet, but he was grinning as I read some of your comments to him. I’d also like to mention here that the dog’s owners are really great people who have been nothing but kind to Bridger and his family. We feel no resentment toward them at all, and—if anything—there’s only been an increase of love between our families as a result of this incident. EDIT 2: Once again we’re blown away by the amazing comments and messages that Bridger’s receiving. I’ve had lots of inquiries about a GoFundMe. Bridger’s family has asked that any one wishing to help out financially can, instead, donate to @mission_22 or @wwp. Bridger is also a huge fan of Science, especially Geology. So I’m going to start a post where people can share with him pictures of cool rocks that they see. EDIT 3: Once again, everyone’s kindness has meant so much to us. I’m trying to get to all of the messages that I can, but it may take some time. For those who have inquired about sending Bridger some rocks, here’s the address to use: Bridger Walker P.O. Box 22141 Cheyenne, WY 82003 #BridgerStrong
The story went viral on Instagram with over 1.3 million likes, 39K plus comments as of July 17, once this heartwarming story was shared by his aunt Nikki Walker.
This story was one in a million as it got the attention of celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Chris Avens from the Marvel movies we all love. He found out that Bridger is a huge fan of The Avengers. This made him do the cutest thing in the world as he promised to send him an authentic Captain America shield.
Bridger, 6 years old, saved his little sister from an attacking dog. He knew he would get hurt, but he did it anyway. He’s a hero.
So, we made this happen. One of the most fulfilling things, ever, huge thanks to Chris Evans.
Spread love. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/PKxeHcyPyk
— BD (@BrandonDavisBD) July 16, 2020
Well, a hero like Bridger deserves it, doesn’t he?
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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. Hey @markruffalo, do you need a teammate?? Via @blackculturenews_ & @nicolenoelwalker