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Ahmed Mohamed, 14, is greeted by a supporter during a news conference on Wednesday in Irving, Texas. He was detained after a high school teacher falsely concluded that a homemade clock he brought to class might be a bomb. (Ben Torres/Getty Images)
Ahmed Mohamed, 14, is greeted by a supporter during a news conference on Wednesday in Irving, Texas. He was detained after a high school teacher falsely concluded that a homemade clock he brought to class might be a bomb. (Ben Torres/Getty Images)
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Everyone from President Barack Obama to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has reached out in support to the 14-year-old Muslim boy Ahmed Mohamed who was handcuffed and escorted from his Irving, Texas, school after he brought a clock that he had made at home.


The event has spread across social media via the hashtag #IStandWithAhmed. We look at some of the reaction to the story with Slate's editor-in-chief Julia Turner.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti spoke with Slate's editor-in-chief Julia Turner on the reaction to the story.

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This segment aired on September 18, 2015.

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