From one hero to a different! Chris Evans despatched a candy video message to a 6-year-old boy named Bridger, who later saved his little sister from a canine assault.
“I learned your story and noticed what you probably did. Now, I’m certain you’ve heard lots of this during the last couple of days. however, let be the following one to let you know you’re a hero.” the 39-year-old Captain America star mentioned within the video, shared by Bridger’s aunt Nicole Noel Walker on Wednesday, July 15, by way of Instagram. “What you probably did was so courageous, so selfless — your sister is so fortunate to have you ever as a giant brother. Your mother and father should be so pleased with you.”
Evans, who has appeared in several Marvel films, revealed he plans to ship the boy “a genuine Captain America defend” as a result of he deserves it.
“Maintain being the person you might be, we want individuals such as you,” the actor mentioned. “Dangle in there, I do know restoration is perhaps powerful, however primarily based on what I’ve seen, I don’t assume there’s a lot that may be gradual you down. Bye, buddy!”
The Walker household went viral earlier this month when Nicole shared photographs of her nephew after he stood between his sister and “a charging canine.” Bridger ended up within the hospital with 90 stitches on July 9.
“He, himself, took on the assault so that the canine wouldn’t get his sister,” the put up learn. “He later mentioned, ‘If somebody was going to die, I believed it ought to be me.’ He acquired dwelling from the hospital’s final night time. I do know it’s a protracted shot. However, I’m reaching out to the Avengers and different heroes so that they’ll find out about this newest addition to their ranks.”
“Once I first posted for Bridger, I anticipated possibly 500 likes at most and possibly a pair dozen reshares. However, right here, we’re,” she wrote on Wednesday by way of Instagram. “A lot of love from all walks of life (together with several celebs)! And we simply acquired off a name with a pleasant neighborhood idol. … Bridger is over the moon! Can’t wait to point out him what’s subsequent: a message from some man who doesn’t like bullies. Gotta watch for the stardust to clear from his eyes first, although. Mission achieved, everybody! We will thanks sufficient.”