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George Takei Bears Witness Against The Hate

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With all the paranoia against immigrants and Syrian refugees, and after one local mayor even praised the Japanese-American internment of the 1940s, here’s a celebrity who is speaking out: legendary actor George Takei, who as a child was imprisoned with his family in the camps. As the presidential campaign descends into such a virulent dialogue, Takei warns the country to think of the consequences: “We were 120,000, and the effect on not only Japanese-Americans who were interned — it was disastrous, obviously — but what it did to America.”
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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