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Clock Boy's uncle could soon hold office in the city that made his nephew famous. Abdel Elhassan, uncle to Ahmed Mohammed, is running for city council in Irving.

Elhassan, running against incumbent Oscar Ward for Place 5, is reportedly the city's first Muslim candidate to run for that seat.

Ahmed Mohammed became instantly famous in September 2014 after bringing a homemade clock in his backpack to MacArthur High School.


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