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It's been nine months since Ahmed Mohamed's ill-fated attempt to impress his teachers with a homemade clock upended his life, his hometown of Irving and much of the internet.

After being sent to juvi on a hoax bomb charge — and later to the White House as a symbol of anti-Muslim bias — the teen finally escaped viral celebrity and a backlash by leaving the hemisphere.

Since last fall, Ahmed and his family have been living in Qatar, where he's finishing high school on a royal family-funded scholarship.


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