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A Muslim Teenager Gets Invited to The White House After Being Arrested For Carrying a Bomb.


President Obama, Facebook founder Mark Zukerberg and many other high profiled personalities got very interested in his skills and congratulated the 14 year old boy. 

"Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great," Obama tweeted.

 Ahmed Mohamed is the son of a Sudanese immigrant  Mohamed Elhassan who lives in Dallas suburb and schools at MacArth High School and has a passion for the 12robotic club in the middle school.

The little boy had  been working on his own invention and could not wait to present it to his teacher. Ahmed was a little disappointed when he did not get the excitement he expected from his engineering teacher after presenting his home made clock.

"My hobby is to invent stuff," the boy said in a  video on paper's website, 

When the clock Ahmed presented to his teacher stopped ringing, the teacher thought it was a bomb and immediately called the police who took the boy from school in cuffs. 

"I made a clock. It was really easy. I wanted to show something small at first... they took it wrong so I was arrested for a hoax bomb." Ahmed said.    

"You’ve probably seen the story about Ahmed, the 14 year old student in Texas who built a clock and was arrested when he took it to school.
Having the skill and ambition to build something cool should lead to applause, not arrest. The future belongs to people like Ahmed.
Ahmed, if you ever want to come by Facebook, I'd love to meet you. Keep building" Mark Zukerberg posted on his facebook page.

Ahmed could not wait to impress his teachers with his new invention but ended up impressing the whole world. 

#IStandwithAhmed just became the most trending hash tag on twitter. Moreover he has been set free and is been hailed for his great invention. 


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