Occupy Orlando holds first General Assembly

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A crowd estimated to be more than 300 filled the plaza outside the Orange County Regional History Center to take part in Occupy Orlando's first general assembly. More details later, but for now, here are a couple of videos of Nelson Betancourt revving up the crowd, first in English, then in Spanish. English: [youtube qEjAwcIvkDA] Spanish: [youtube I-Cy1CubSqQ] Occupy Orlando's first public action will take place Oct. 15 at 4 p.m., beginning at the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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