'Clock Boy' Ahmed Mohamed Visits the White House

The Texas teen who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school met with the president during Astronomy Night.
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He may be president. They never let me tinker with the telescopes they don't let me hold the moon rocks. When you guys are around but at the White House posting the second to Everest astronomy night President Obama a mighty Jeannie thing is so great to. We need to come up there and help me witness telescope because I don't know what I'm don't. A now Beers and they have they limit the images inverted. The editors yeah. My right side is lit up but if you look through the telescope it's the left side that's. It has immunities in effect in line. Just I was just trying to make a point. More than 300 kids parents and teachers came out for the event aimed at getting kids excited about science and space. As long as young people like so maybe you were here tonight. Keep. Seeking answers to the great questions. America canoeing. Also in attendance Bill Nye the Science Guy eleven astronauts and Ahmed Mohamed. Remember him last month he was the Texas teenager getting arrested for his homemade clock this month he's got the White House taking President Obama up on his end by. But without the clock telling ABC's Robin Roberts at the time. And we bring o'clock with you. The clock is still in custody with the police. Do you want to back. Helen and when my humility and while he did come empty handed he was able to get a photo. Standing beside the president humility and doll. They never let me tinker with the telescopes they don't let me hold the moon rocks. When you guys are around but at the White House hosting the second to Everest astronomy night President Obama in Haiti and Kenya hoping it's okay to. We need to come up there and help me witness telescope is I don't know what I'm don't. The now the amazing thing is they have the images in bird. The ideas. My right side is led out but if you look through the telescope it's the left side that's what. It has immunities in effect in line. Just I was just trying to make a point. More than 300 kids parents and teachers came out for the event aimed at getting kids excited about science and space. As long as young people like so many of you were here tonight. Keep. Seeking answers to the great questions. America canoeing. Also in attendance Bill Nye the Science Guy eleven astronauts and Ahmed Mohamed. Remember him last month he was the Texas teenager getting arrested for his homemade clock this month he's got the White House taking President Obama up on his end by. But without the clock telling ABC's Robin Roberts at the time. And we bring o'clock with you. The clock is still in custody with the police. Do you want to back. However when my humility and while he did come and T he handed he was able to get a photo. Standing beside the president humility and doll. Until then that lawyers then has analyst retired us trying so I told them about how. Retail people power and Xeon Marty's. President Obama used the event to encourage young people like on that to engage in the sciences. Telling the children at one day in day to be part of the mission to Mars in twenty airy. Serena mark Phil ABC news Washington.

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