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Old November 5 2012, 06:46 AM   #17
Nerys Ghemor
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Re: Asian confusion

In Sulu's case, I never figured the guy was Japanese as in actually calling Japan his permanent residence. His name suggests a long-time American, given that you don't find the "l" in real Japanese. Maybe he has some Filipino descent, or the immigration officials just decided to spell the family's name how they felt like doing, back in the early 20th century when that happened a lot.

(Oh, and don't forget that he calls San Francisco home.)
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