Ahmed Mohammed’s Family Offers Pizza to Crowd of Waiting Media Outside Their Home

Way to go, Zuckerberg, Obama, the Mohamed family, and so many others for helping a 14-year-old boy learn the true lessons to be learned from such a terrible incident. Kindness and compassion can make all the difference.

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Thankfully, Texas police have decided not to charge a 14-year-old Muslim boy wrongfully arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school.

Ahmed MohammedOfficials at MacArthur High School in Irving alerted police because they thought the device was a “hoax bomb”.

Ahmed Mohamed’s arrest has been sharply criticised in many quarters

Ahmed told reporters it was “very sad” that his teacher thought his clock was a threat.

“I built a clock to impress my teacher but when I showed it to her she thought it was a threat to her. I’m very sad that she got the wrong impression of it.”

Ahmed’s father Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed, who is originally from Sudan, praised his son’s ingenuity, saying he fixes everything around the house, including his father’s phone and computer.

Ahmed Mohammed“He’s a very smart, brilliant boy and he said he just wanted to show himself to the world,” he said.

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My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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