It was a feathery battle of great strength, skill and embrace as thousands of people across the globe participated in what has become an international day of smiles and feathers.
International Pillow Fight Day has gained immense popularity in more than 30 different cities across the world.
People snatch their best weapon - the largest, fluffiest, plushiest pillow to win over all other combatants.
In the United States the city of Portland celebrated for the second year in a row as hundreds gathered in Monument Square with a pillow ready-at-hand.
Although this was the second annual Pillow Fight Day for Portland the internationally acclaimed event has been around since 2008.
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