Bridger Walker is a 6-year-old boy who is hailed as a hero. What he did was truly heroic as he saved the life of his little sister from a dog who is about to attack her.
Bridger and his sister were in Wyoming, at their friend’s house earlier this month. During their stay, an aggressive 1-year-old German Shepherd began rushing towards them as the siblings were playing outside.
Without hesitation, the older brother placed himself in front of his little sister and protected her. This injured the brave brother as the dog bit him in his face.
They performed surgery on him. After 2 hours, he finally went out of surgery, and he has more than 90 stitches on him. As of now, the brave little kid is recovering on his home.
His story of bravely putting himself at risks reached the internet. The story went viral on the internet and celebrities such as Chris Evans, and Anne Hathaway grew to admire the little kid.
All of those happened on the date of July 9, 2020. The two siblings were hanging out at the house of a friend. The two siblings and their friend went out on the into the yard. Their friend pointed out two dogs, saying that one of them is a nice one and the other is a mean one.
Their parents said that the German Shepherd ran towards them and latched onto Bridger’s cheek. Bridger told her sister to run when he got bitten. When the dog let go of the kid’s cheek, he rushed towards his sister and went to a safer place in the yard.
The owner of the dog was able to take the dog and called for help. His parents said “At the hospital, emergency workers immediately wheeled Bridger into a curtained-off area. The only time he cried was when he got the IV,”
The owner of the dog wanted to put their dog to sleep, but Bridger, who owns two dogs, told them not to.
The actor, Chris Evans, was touched by his actions and praised him for his heroism. The actor told him that he is so brave. He told Bridger that he would send him a Captain America shield.
The actress Anne Hathaway said on Instagram that the little kid is so brave and wished him a fast recovery. The kid’s heroism also touched other celebrities.
When his father asked him why did he do that, he simply said: “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me, “.