This brave six-year-old boy stood between "his little sister and a charging dog" and ended up receiving 90 stitches after being bitten on his face.
Six-year-old Bridger saved his little sister from a dog attack by standing in between "her and a charging dog." The inspiring story was shared by Bridger's aunt on Instagram from where it went viral. Bridger received a lot of praise for his bravery including a heartfelt video message from actor Chris Evans who played Captain America.
The boy is being hailed as a hero for doing such a selfless act and risking his own life for his sister. He stood in between "his little sister and a charging dog" which resulted in him receiving 90 stitches after being bitten on his face.
After this incident, the boy's aunt Nikki Walker posted his picture on Instagram and wrote about his brave act.
When Chris Evans read that post, he was truly moved. He praised Bridger for his bravery and also promised to send him an authentic Captain America shield.
“Pal, you’re a hero, what you did was so brave, so selfless — your sister is so lucky to have you as a big brother. Your parents must be so proud of you,” Evans said in the recorded message.
“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,” she wrote.