Bridger Walker, a 6-year-old boy saved his little sister from a dog attack while suffering from bites to his face which left him disfigured. He has become an internet hero due to his brave act.
This incredible story of a brother essentially risking his life to save his little sister has gone viral and millions of people have expressed their love and care for the injured hero.
Bridger Walker Saves His Little Sister From Dog Attack Suffering Injuries Himself
Bridger Walker and his sister who live in Wyoming were victims of a dog attack, according to their aunt a dog was running towards the little sister then, the brave Bridger stood between the dog and his sister protecting her from an attack.
The dog then bit his left cheek and ear area leaving his face in tatters and in blood. He proceeded to lead his sister away from the dog.
His aunt also reported that Bridgers said if anyone had to die then it would be him.
The Aftermath Of The Dog Attack
The dog’s bite really teared up Bridger’s face and he required more than 90 stitches. According to his aunt, he is well and recovering safely at home.
Nikki, their aunt, also posted a photo of the brother and sister on her Instagram on which she requested followers to lave positive comments and likes. The post has been liked almost 150,000 times and has almost 5000 comments.
The aunt also followed Bridger’s recovery and visited him at home saying that he was recovering really well.
Some wellwishers have shown their concern about the young man’s mental health and the fact that they were without adult supervision in an area where there was a stray dog. Commenters have suggested that he be taken to a mental health expert to get over the trauma.
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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