George Takei, Ancestry.com commemorate Japanese-American internment

Washington Post – Long before he was Mr. Sulu on Star Trek, actor George Takei had to face a harsh reality. At the age of 5, Takei was one of more than 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent who were ordered into internment camps during World War II. Takei,who was born in Los Angeles, spent three years in the camps. In an interview with The Post, Takei called the internment “one of the most egregious violations of our constitution. We were held without charge or trial.” Read Article

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