America Put This Famous Gay Space Dude In Jail When He Was 5 Years Old. Now He's Going Where?

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George Takei has had a very unusual life. You should probably hear about it.

At 3:37, he explains the biggest tragedy of his childhood, caused by America in one of our most shameful moments. At 6:26, he explains what it means to be an American. And at 11:12, he talks about internment camps and kitty pictures.

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