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.

Ali Stroker

When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal of Ado Annie in Daniel Fish’s dark revisionist revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic “Oklahoma!”