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Ahmed Mohamed’s clock: from arrest to social media hero

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14-year-old high school student Ahmed Mohamed was arrested in Texas this week after the clock he built was mistaken for a hoax bomb. The incident caused a cascade of outrage against authorities in his home town, as well as an outpouring of support from those in the tech community as well as from government officials, who applaud his love of engineering and robots. The young teenager is now being called the Muslim hero America has been waiting for.