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The Muslim clock kid who was arrested in Texas after making a timepiece that was mistaken for a bomb was treated like a celebrity during a visit to City Hall on Monday.

"In New York! So awesome!!!" Texas science whiz Ahmed Mohamed, 14, tweeted this week as his family visited the Big Apple.

Ahmed received a proclamation from Public Advocate Letitia James, who called him a role model and let him sit in her chair in the council chambers.


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