#IStandWithAhmed Blows Up on Social Media

Not a great way for North Texas to get the world's attention.

If you’re trying to follow the trending hashtag about an Irving kid’s arrest for having brought a clock to school, you may be overwhelmed. An abridged guide:

An announcement from Ahmed:

An announcement from Ahmed’s principal:

From a presidential candidate:

From Russell Simmons:

From the former child star of the film Matilda:

From a Yahoo! News correspondent:

From a Mythbuster:

From Montel Williams:

From a religion professor at my alma mater:

From the President of the United States:

A bittersweet coda:

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