On July 9, a six-year-old boy named Bridger Walker jumped in to rescue his little sister from a major dog attack. Bridger leaped into action and tried to distract the dog. Unfortunately, while rescuing his sister, the dog bit him and the little one had to undergo surgery and has more than 90 stitches on his cheek. Now, as Bridger is recovering well, he became a real-life superhero. His aunt, Nicole Walker shared about her nephew's heroic act that won the hearts of citizens but of reel-life superheroes too! Well, yes.
Soon after Bridger's story went viral, actors Robert Downey Jr, Tom Holland and Chris Evans couldn't hold back but applaud the six-year-old for his bravery. The Avengers stars reached out in various ways to the Walker family. Bridger's aunt Nicole, on her Instagram account, shared special video messages that were recorded by Iron Man aka Robert, Captain America aka Chris and Spider-Man aka Tom. Robert, in his video, asked Bridger, who celebrated his birthday recently for his next party.
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Captain America aka Chris promised to send across his shield to Bridger for his act of bravery. Calling him a real-life hero, he said his little sister is lucky to get a brother like him. In yet another delighting video, Tom aka Spider-Man invited Bridger to the sets of the superhero franchise's next edition.
As per reports, when Bridger's parents asked him why did he jump in to rescue his little sister, the six-year-old said, "If someone had to die, I thought it should be me". A real superhero, isn't he?