OAKLAND (CBS/AP) – In his first statement since being seriously injured during a clash between Oakland police and Occupy demonstrators, Scott Olsen said he is feeling a lot better.Willow Fire Grows To 1,800 Acres Near Big Sur, Evacuations Ordered
The 24-year-old Marine Corps veteran posted a statement on his Google+ account, which was verified by his roommate Keith Shannon.READ MORE: Brush Fire Burns 20 Acres Near Fairfield, Temporarily Closes Southbound Lanes of I-680
Olsen, who was struck in the head on Oct. 25, said his speech is coming back but he has a lot of work to do with rehab. He was released from the hospital over the weekend.
Olsen told supporters they would hear more from him and he would see them soon in the streets.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Arrest 1 Suspect in Brutal Beating of Asian-American UPS Driver
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