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6-year-old boy saves younger sister from charging dog

Posted On: Jul 15, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

6-year-old boy saves younger sister from charging dog

A 6-year-old boy is being hailed as a “little hero” after he survived multiple dog bites while trying to save his younger sister.
In an Instagram post , the boy's aunt said 6-year-old Bridger Walker may have saved his sister's life by standing between her and a charging dog.
Calling Bridger “our little hero,” his aunt, known as Nikki Walker on Instagram, said he was bitten several times on the face and head.

“We love our brave boy and want all the other superheroes to know about this latest hero who joined their ranks,” his aunt said in the post.
Nikki Walker said after he was bitten, he grabbed his sister's hand and ran for safety.
He later told his aunt, “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me,” according to the Instagram post.
Bridger reportedly received more than 90 stitches.
His aunt gave this update on Instagram:
I just finished visiting with Bridger at his home. His wounds are looking so much better! He's in great spirits, and his...

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