OHHHH MYYY! George Takei in Arkansas

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  1. SithLord

    SithLord New Member

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    Long time lurker. First time poster. I met the legend George Takei at the opening of the Japanese American Internee Museum in McGehee Arkansas. Before he gave his speech, he was eating a lunch prepared at the site. I didn't want to disturb him, but I saw Brad standing close by. I went up to Brad and shook his hand. He was very nice and asked me my name. George then gave his speech and it was wonderful. He really is a cool guy with a big heart. After the speech I ran up and got in line. Once I got to him, I told him I learned about him on the stern show and he looked up at me and said "Oh My!" He spoke to me for a few moments and talked to me like a dear friend.

    Interesting note: Brad, his husband, is like his handler. He set up the autograph line, brought him bottles of water throughout the day (it was pretty hot that day), and hovered around him keeping him comfortable.

    Here are some pics on my plus account and a link to the story. If you dont know his internment camp story, please educate yourself. It was a crazy time for our country.

    https://plus.google.com/u/0/109178842703908221666/posts/BGrDmBcMP16


    http://www.astate.edu/a/asunews/newsDetails.dot?newsid=0d8f43ab-9c5a-4785-9508-515f6ae3ce60
     
  2. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    where is McGhee? I used to live near Magnolia.
     
  3. Ruffypup

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    Pine Bluff :bigcry:
     
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    Haynesville :dontknow:
     
  5. Lou Cypher

    Lou Cypher New Member VIP

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    Great story! I'd love to meet George. He's such a sweetheart, I don't think I'd be nervous at all. :)
     
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    george is a true gentleman.
     
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    Ruffypup Well-Known Member

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    [video=youtube;Fjh3TxOHCxE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjh3TxOHCxE[/video]
     
  8. SithLord

    SithLord New Member

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    McGehee is in Southeast Arkansas. Along the Mississippi River.
     
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    Ruffypup Well-Known Member

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    In fact I think I recall Mcghee being right north of the LA border around Lake Providence speed trap. I love Transylvania lol
     
  10. Lostronaut

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    I think Brad is his Wife :secret:
     
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    is that what you call Northern Louisiana? :rofl:
     
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    god bless george. no bullshit, pure soul.
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    thank you for posting :cheer: :za:
     
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    George Takei was just on the phone with jon Stewart from the daily show.
     
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    Nice to meet ya Sith! Thanks so much for the picts and sharing your story bro. :beer:
     
  16. SithLord

    SithLord New Member

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    My friend that put me on this site warned me that I might get eaten alive on these boards. I must say that you guys have been really nice and welcoming. I couldn't have asked for a better reception.
     
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    Thanks for sharing...Great stuff!!!
     
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    Two of my friends met George at a Star Trek convention back home in Cleveland, when we were in high school - they said he was great! :hat:
     
  19. pontius pilot

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    hey sith, i explored your google plus account a little and damn! :eek:

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    wtf?
     
  20. synch22

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    Thanks for sharing, I echo the thoughts others have on George. Seems like a honest, pure guy. We are fortunate to have seen the post 2000 ( what yr was the Wren call?) George and enjoy what he brings.