New York Post
A 6-year-old Wyoming boy is being hailed as a hero after his family said he was mauled protecting his younger sister from a dog attack.
Bridger Walker put himself in harm’s way when he jumped in front of a dog last week that was charging at his younger sister, according to his aunt, Nikki Walker, on Instagram.
Despite being bitten several times on the cheek by the pooch, whose breed was not specified, the boy was able to grab his sister’s hand and bring her to safety, his aunt said.
“If someone had to die, I thought it should be me,” he told his aunt, she said.
Bridger — who was seen in photos with severe wounds on his mouth, left cheek and eye — required 90 stitches following the attack, his aunt said.
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