A 6-year-old boy from Cheyenne, Wyoming is praised as a hero after his brave actions, even he is only 6-years-old he didn’t even think twice before putting his own life on the line in order to protect his little sister from a dog attack. Nikki Walker the aunt of the boy shared this story in Instagram, she wrote. “He, himself, took on the attack so that the dog wouldn’t get his sister.”
When the young boy was asked why he did this brave action, Bridger’s response gave everyone goosebumps, “If someone was going to die, I thought it should be me,” the young hero said.
The little hero is now better luckily, but things could have ended way worse for the young hero since he received 90 stitches for his injuries.
“After getting bit several times…he grabbed his sister’s hand and ran with her to keep her safe,” his aunt wrote in a post. “After receiving 90 stitches (give or take) from a skilled plastic surgeon, he’s finally resting at home. We love our brave boy!”
“His wounds are looking so much better!” his aunt wrote. “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.”
“What a brave boy. You must all be so proud of him. Please introduce them both to a kind, loving, gentle dog so they know that they don’t all behave like that,” one user commented.
“This young man’s story made me tear up. With all the craziness in the world, it’s so heartwarming to see such an act of selflessness and love. Bridger is a superhero in every sense of the word.”