Di saat kanak-kanak lain hanya ingin bermain dan bersuka-ria bersama rakan atau adik beradik lain, seorang kanak kanak berusia enam tahun ini memilih untuk menjadi hero selepas sanggup menggadaikan nyawanya demi menyelamatkan adik perempuannya dari digigit anjing.
Menurut sumber, semuanya bermula apabila seekor anjing ini mahu menerkam adik perempuannya, tanpa berfikir panjang, kanak kanak yang berusia 6 tahun meluru untuk berada di hadapan adik perempuannya untuk menghalang adiknya digigit.
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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
Insiden penuh ngeri ini telah membuatkan Bridger memerlukan 90 jahitan daripada bekas gigitan yang diterima. Kisah penuh aksi ini telah dikongsikan semula oleh mak cik beliau menerusi laman Instagram serta melabelkan keberanian Bridger setanding para ‘Avengers’.
Lebih menyentuh hati lagi apabila Bridger turut sempat berkata, sekiranya terdapat individu yang sepatutnya terkorban dalam insiden tersebut, beliau sanggup menjadi mangsa berbanding adik perempuannya sendiri.
Sekalung tahniah diucapkan buat Bridger yang menjadi abang yang baik dan sanggup menggadai nyawa demi menyelamatkan adik perempuannya meskipun baru sahaja berusia 6 tahun.