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Star Trek may just be a TV show (and movies, books, etc) but it can also affect people’s lives. An example of that came last week on a Dutch TV show interviewing former TNG star Whoopi Goldberg where the actress met an autistic fan who says she and Star Trek helped him lead a productive and social life. Watch the emotional moment below.
Autistic Fan Thanks Whoopi For Her Role On Star Trek Changing His Life
Last Friday Whoopi Goldberg was a guest on the Dutch TV show College Tour. During the program shot in Amsterdam, Goldberg answered a question about what Star Trek meant to her. Goldberg also heard from an autistic man how much her role of Guinan on Star Trek: The Next Generation meant to him and how Star Trek led to him learning how to lead a productive and social life. It is a very touch moment and you can watch that clip below.
You can watch the full episode of College Tour with Whoopi Goldberg below (via NTR).
Thanks to Bill for the tip and Cees Kan on YouTube for the clip.