Chris Evans Is Sending Captain America’s Shield To A 6-Year-Old Real-Life Hero

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Chris Evans revealed that he would be sending Captain America’s actual shield from the Marvel movie to a young boy who saved his sister from a dog attack.

The Marvel movie actor recently sent a really sweet video to the young boy who is a real-life hero.

His name is Bridger and is only 6-years-old.

He very bravely stepped in to save his sister from a dog attack.

Bridger’s aunt, Nikki Walker, then shared a video of him watching Chris’ video in which he told him the world needed more people like him.

Evans then revealed he would be sending him Captain America’s actual shield.

You can check out the video which was posted on Instagram below.

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There are no words. We are so, so thankful.

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“Pal, you’re a hero, what you did was so brave, so selfless — your sister is so lucky to have you as a big brother. Your parents must be so proud of you,” Evans told Bridger in the message.

Evans then added that he’d send Bridger “an authentic Captain America shield because pal, you deserve it.”

“Keep being the man you are, we need people like you,” Evans said.

“Hang in there, I know recovery might be tough, but based on what I’ve seen, I don’t think there’s much that can slow you down.”

Bridger saved his sister’s life on July 9th by “standing between her and a charging dog.”

Bridger ended up with 90 stitches after getting bitten by the dog.

“He later said, ‘If someone had to die, I thought it should be me,'” Walker added.

The whole thing was coordinated by ComicBook.com’s Brandon Davis, who revealed it was “one of the most fulfilling things, ever.”

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