Many people are in shock over the news that someone as divisive as Donald Trump has won the US presidential election. In the face of the news, George Takei sent a a tweet that's giving many people hope.
"We got thru it," he said about his family's experience at a Japanese internment camp during WWII. "We held each other close. We kept our dignity and held to our ideals."
The unthinkable happened before, to my family in WWII. We got thru it. We held each other close. We kept our dignity and held to our ideals.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 9, 2016
Takei's tweet has gone viral with more than 11,000 retweets and 24,000 "likes" because of its optimistic nature.