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George Takei Shares the “Torture” of Being Closeted

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Star Trek star George Takei has opened up about the “torture” of hiding his sexuality in the face of his parents’ strength fighting injustice.

Takei, who played lieutenant Hikaru Sulu on the original series, recalled the terror of his family being sent to a Japanese-American internment camp during an interview with the Telegraph.

The actor and activist described how his father walked into his bedroom when he was five to say that the family was “going to have to move”.

While he was waiting in the front room with his younger brother, Takei recalled seeing “two soldiers” carrying “rifles with shiny bayonets on them” “marching up our driveway”.

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