The world was struck Friday morning with the news of the passing of Leonard Nimoy, but none were hurt so much as those who knew him.
George Takei was more than Leonard's longtime costar — he was his friend.
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MSNBC caught up with the Star Trek star to get his reaction to the sad news.
What they got was a remarkably emotional remembrance of a "noble" friend.
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