Ahmed Mohamed meets US President Barack Obama
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US 'clock boy' meets US President Barack Obama

The Muslim teenager who was arrested when his teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb has met President Barack Obama.

Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was catapulted to fame after his case in Texas went viral on social media, winning sympathy from the White House to Silicon Valley.

The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher chronicles his journey from the classroom to Astronomy Night at the White House.

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