Actor George Takei shared a few vivid memories with the Board of Supervisors before it repealed L.A. County's support for the internment of Japanese Americans and others of Japanese descent during World War II.
“I was 4 years old at the time of the bombing of
On Wednesday, Takei, now 75, recounted the day when soldiers with shining bayonets on their rifles banged on the door of his
“As my mother carried my baby sister and a duffel bag, I saw tears rolling down her checks,” Takei said. She "thought it was the most humiliating and degrading experience of her life."
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