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Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond
Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond

George Takei wears a fitted white spacesuit, vinyl boots and stoic expression as he stands before a green screen in a Hollywood production facility. He's laser-focused as he faces the cameras, but when he unleashes his lines on a Monday afternoon, it's clear "Star Trek's" original Mr. Sulu hasn't lost his comic flair. "Enjoy the feeling of dignity and pride that comes with being a space explorer," he bellows in that unmistakable voice, a deep, mellifluous, almost velvety-sounding baritone. "And, oh — you get to poop into a vacuum cleaner!" Laughter cuts through the room, and Takei breaks into an elastic grin, his white teeth...

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