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Bridger Walker; Six-year-old Boy Named 'WBC Honorary Champion' for his Selfless Rescuing of Sister from Dog Attack

Bridger Walker;  Six-year-old Boy Named 'WBC Honorary Champion' for his Selfless Rescuing of Sister from Dog Attack
Bridger Walker with his sister

Bridger Walker, a brave 6-year-old boy from Wyoming, has gained social media recognition after being praised by Anne Hathaway for rescuing his sister from a dog attack..HEROIC six-year-old Bridger Walker, who was savaged by a dog while protecting his younger sister, has been named WBC Honorary Champion'.

On July 9, Bridger jumped into action when a 1-year-old old German shepherd mix charged toward his 4-year-old sister,while shielding his sister he was brutally attacked by the dog.

"Tragically, instead of running off, the dog leaped and latched onto Bridger's cheek," the statement reads in part.

The attack left him with huge bite marks and bruises. Bridger underwent two-hours of surgery and sustained more than 90 stitches, according to his family. Asked by his father why he jumped between his sister and the dog, the family quoted him as stating, “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me.”

The young boy's aunt started an Instagram page and shared that Bridger is an Avengers fan, which caught Hathaway's attention.

"I'm not an Avenger, but I know a superhero when I see one," Hathaway wrote on Instagram alongside photos of Bridger and his sister.

The youngster's selfless act has gone viral as one of Nikki's Instagram posts has received over 200,000 likes and 11,000 comments.

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