A Florida couple, seeing the damage tornadoes left in the Dayton area last month, packed up their food truck business and came to the rescue.

“The feeling alone from the hugs and talking to people…” Susan Peoples explained over the phone about her motivation. “I wanted to be a hugger, and so I prayed all the way here. I just want to share my love.”

Alex Walker

The wagon filled with stuffed animals was bigger than 7-year-old Alex Walker but she was determined to pull it down the hallway of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital alone. Walker spent Tuesday visiting children who can’t leave their room inside the pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit. For Walker, this special delivery is personal and part of her project, Alex’s Fluffy Buddies.