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"The Great San Francisco Pillow Fight" Graces Valentine's Day

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Instead of celebrating with flowers and candy, hundreds of people are out in San Francisco Thursday evening to commemorate Valentine's Day with a pillow fight.

The annual "Great San Francisco Pillow Fight," traditionally begins at the stroke of 6 p.m. and entails whacking others with pillows. To keep things fair-participants can only hit those who have pillows themselves.

Crews urged participants to be mindful not to leave a lot of debris behind. Last year cleanup costs were estimated five-thousand dollars.