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Iraq Vet Who Was Injured At Occupy Oakland Gives ‘Thumbs Up’ When He Learns Of Outpouring Of Support

By Zaid Jilani  

"Iraq Vet Who Was Injured At Occupy Oakland Gives ‘Thumbs Up’ When He Learns Of Outpouring Of Support"

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Last week, Iraq vet Scott Olsen suffered a head injury resulting from police brutality at Occupy Oakland. On Sunday, his roommate Keith Shannon visited Olsen in the hospital. Shannon informed Olsen of the thousands of people who have voiced their support of the injured man. “He gave a thumbs-up,” said Shannon.

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