State: Louisville, KY
Facility: Kosair Children’s Hospital
Bennett displays courage, strength and determination. He was over at a friend’s house when he was attacked by a 130 pound dog. Bennett was in his friend’s kitchen when the dog jumped on his back and started attacking him. The dog had Bennett by the back of his head and Bennett stated he felt like the dog was trying to kill him. Because of his courage and strength Bennett was able to kick the dog off him and get to a safe place.
At the hospital Bennett received a large amount of stitches on his head and upper arm. He maintained a positive attitude and understood that his actions were not only brave but life saving.