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President Barrack Obama has commended fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for showing his home-made digital clock at school. Obama tweeted: 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. — President Obama (@POTUS) September 16, 2015 Ahmed […]

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September 17, 2015 9:39 am

President Barrack Obama has commended fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for showing his home-made digital clock at school.

Obama tweeted:

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.
— President Obama (@POTUS) September 16, 2015

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Ahmed Mohamed just wanted to impress his teachers with a homemade invention. The story of what happened next has made student from Irving, Tex., the object of national outrage and attention.

Eager to show off to his engineering teacher, Mohamed walked into MacArthur High School on Monday morning with his hastily assembled invention: A digital clock.

Hours later, the ninth-grader was escorted out of the school in police custody after teachers mistook the device for a bomb.

Source: Washington Post

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