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Oakland Police Critically Injure Scott Olsen, Iraq War Vet, During 'Occupy' March: How You Can Help

Scott Olsen Occupy Oakland

First Posted: 10/26/11 05:21 PM ET Updated: 12/26/11 05:12 AM ET

Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen was injured after being hit in the head with a police projectile at Occupy Oakland.

Olsen's family is waiting to see if he needs surgery, his mother told the Huffington Post. If it's not required, he'll move to the intensive care unit.

Olsen is a member of Veterans for Peace and Iraq Veterans Against The War. IVAW is accepting donations for Olsen and his family.

On the organization's secure donation site, visitors may choose to allocate funds by typing "Scott Olsen" in the entry box titled "Special Projects."

DONATIONS ACCEPTED HERE.

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Filed by Jessica Prois  |