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Oscar nominee Steven Yeun gives Taylor, Michigan, a shoutout at 93rd Academy Awards

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Posted at 8:42 AM, Apr 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-26 21:24:48-04

(WXYZ) — During Sunday night's 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, best actor nominee Steven Yeun gave a shoutout to Taylor, Michigan.

His family lived in the city before moving to Troy, where he graduated from high school and would later go on to graduate from Kalamazoo College.

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Yeun talked about the memories of his mother taking him to see "Terminator 2" in 1991 at a movie theater in Taylor.

He said it was an amazing experience, but joked that he wasn't sure if he was old enough to see a film with so much blood and explosions.

Yeun said his mom may not have realized just how violent the movie was, but she played it cool.