Relating to the Dual Identities, Emotions and Hidden Strengths of Spock
Thinking about Leonard Nimoy's death, I realize that his best-known character, Spock, had a great impact on my life.
Star Trek was on every day after school, and my parents would let us (three daughters) watch it, and that alone was kind of formative — Star Trek's Japanese-American character, Sulu, was one of the few images in pop culture of people who looked like us. Women were smart, capable and sometimes even in charge. The ship’s crew was probably as diverse as TV would get.
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