An elder brother is no less than a blessing in disguise and this is particularly true in case of the girl whose 6 years old brother named Bridger saved her from a ferocious dog. Here a noteworthy point is that the boy himself is quite little, i.e., just six, but he didn’t mind putting his life at risk for the sake of his loving sister.
The unpleasant incident took place on July 9 when a dog made attempts to chase and attack the little girl; nevertheless, her brother came in between and got bitten by the dog a number of times on his face and head. No matter how much pain and injuries he had to suffer, he made certain that the dog could not harm his sister. As he got a chance, he ran with her to ensure her safety. Bridger was taken to a specialist plastic surgeon where he got 90 stitches and now he is at home during the recovery stage.
Nikki Walker, the aunt of Bridger, wrote about the whole incident on social media because she wished that her nephew’s favorite Avengers stars motivate him for the valor he has shown. She also urged others to share it as much as possible so that it got much exposure and her nephew’s favorite superheroes could send messages for him. What is highly creditable on the part of the little boy is that when he saw danger on his sister, he thought that if someone had to lose life, it would be he only. Needless to say, even at such a little age, Bridger has proved that he is the real superhero with his courageous act, at least for his sister.
Check out the Instagram post of Bridger’s aunt Nikki Walker:
Nikki Walker’s post worked wonders as Chris Evans who has played Captain America sent a recorded message for the little boy. He appreciated him as well as promised to send a genuine Captain America shield for Bridger. Nikki Walker shared a video of her nephew listening to Chris Evans’ recorded message and even more amazingly, the little boy was wearing the suit of Captain America in the video.
Mark Ruffalo who is seen as Hulk on the screen also praised Bridger for his act of bravery. In his lovely message, Mark Ruffalo mentioned that real courage is displayed not in a fight with others but in doing what you feel is correct even though you harm yourself during this.
The courageous boy also got the opportunity to talk to Tom Holland or Spiderman on a video call. Apart from showering praises on Bridger, Tom Holland also asked who his favorite Avenger is and this is indeed a co-incident that the boy was watching a Spiderman flick then.
The brave kid got a call from the Iron Man aka Robert Downey Jr. who called Bridger a rockstar. Robert promised to give a surprise to Bridger on his next birthday and he also added that it would be better than the shield promised by Chris Evans.
Nikki posted the video of the conversation on her Instagram handle and she also informed that Bridger’s birthday has been celebrated not so long ago so it will take a while in finding out what the surprise is:
Bridger also got messages from other actors who are seen in the characters of superheroes including Grant Gustin, Brie Larson and Robbie Amell.
Nikki Walker has no grudges against the dog’s owner as they behaved nicely with Bridger and his family. In fact, she says that although the incident was frightening, it has brought the two families together.
Kudos to Bridger for his brave act! He is the real superhero!