Hero 6-year-old boy bitten by dog shares update

Bridger Walker underwent a two-hour surgery that required 90 stitches after he saved his little sister from a dog attack. Tonight, he shares an update on his recovery.
1:33 | 01/27/21

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Finally, America strong. The 6-year-old who protected his sister, then so many helping him. It was six months ago, you first met Bridger walker right here. Bridger has always looked out for his little sister, Brielle. They were at a friend's house in Cheyenne, Wyoming, when a dog charged at his sister. Bridger protected her. He told his family, "I stepped to the side, in front of my sister, so that the dog wouldn't get her. I kept moving, so it couldn't get past." They say the dog jumped at them and got Bridger's cheek. He was rushed to the E.R. A two-hour procedure, 90 stitches. But he is okay. And his little sister is unharmed. So many were moved by Bridger's bravery. The little superhero recovering at home in his superhero actor Tom Holland who plays spider-man talking to Bridger dressed as spider-man. You are so brave, mate. And we are all so proud of you. Well tonight, six months later, this is Bridger now. His scars healing. And his family telling us tonight, "We are so grateful for the prayers, support, messages and well wishes from around the world. Because of the moral and medical support, we've got Bridger's smile back, and that is truly our happy ending." And tonight -- Hi, it's me Bridger. The message that Bridger sent to the doctors and nurses who helped him. And doctors, thank you for getting people healthy and strong again, especially the doctors that helped me. We love Bridger and his sister. We'll see you tomorrow. Good night.

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