In 2012, Greendale Community College was the site of the largest and longest pillow fight in community college history. It shaped and scarred the landscape of their campus and forever changed the lives of those involved.
A healt care administration student, who turned the storage room into a sanctuary for soldiers with broken glasses and lightly grazed testicles. A high school dropout and amateur photographer, whose borrowed camera would capture some of the war’s blurriest, most poorly framed moments. A disgraced former lawyer, whose words would inspire tens of students to take up pillows and fight - most likely to avoid an upcoming test. A loving wife and mother, who would prove to be as skilled at kicking asses as she was at wiping them. The dried-up heir to a moist towelette empire, who would prove to be the dried-up heir to a moist towelette empire. The sensitive high school quarterback, who became commander in chief of his own army. He would later say of the war: “It was awesome, but also, it wasn’t?” And his socially dysfunctional best friend turned bitter rival. An uncompromising tactical mastermind feared by all, yet unable to pay parking tickets, or know left from right without mouthing The Pledge of Allegiance.