WASHINGTON: Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Spiderman… superheroes have lined up in current days to reward the braveness of a six-year-old boy who was mauled whereas saving his little sister from a canine assault.
“You’re a hero, what you did was so brave, so selfless, your sister is so lucky to have you as a big brother,” mentioned Chris Evans, the actor who performed Captain America within the Avengers motion pictures, of which the little boy is a giant fan.
“Your parents must be so proud of you,” mentioned Evans.
Bridger Walker, who lives within the western US state of Wyoming, put himself between a German Shepherd combine and his little sister on July 9 because the canine was about to assault the four-year-old lady.
He was bitten badly within the cheek and underwent emergency surgical procedure throughout which he had 90 stitches put in his face.
“If someone had to die, I thought it should be me,” the little boy’s dad and mom mentioned he instructed them afterwards.
His story went viral on US social media and quite a lot of celebrities responded to an enchantment by his aunt on Instagram for messages of assist for the boy.
Among them was Robert Downey Jr, who performs Iron Man within the Avengers collection, who promised Bridger “something special” for his subsequent birthday.
Chris Hemsworth, the actor who performed Thor within the superhero movies, additionally praised Bridger as “an absolute inspiration.”
“Your courage is beyond belief and we are all so impressed by you, and we’re thinking of you,” he mentioned.
“I know you’re an Avengers fan and so myself and all the team, we’d be honored to have you on the team, and we love you and we’re sending you our support.”