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Jesse Jackson OK after bout with pain

CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson was released from a hospital here Sunday afternoon after being admitted a day earlier for muscle pain, a hospital spokesman said.

The civil rights leader walked into the University of Chicago Hospital late Saturday afternoon complaining of muscle pain believed to be the result of a car accident three weeks ago, said hospital spokesman John Easton.

Jackson was admitted to the hospital and underwent tests Saturday and Sunday. He was released at 12:30 p.m.

Jackson told his doctors he was riding in a car that was rear-ended by another vehicle three weeks ago, Easton said.

Jackson is the founder and leader of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to social and racial issues.




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