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(NEWSER) – "Clock kid" Ahmed Mohamed and his family are moving out of the US and it's not clear whether they'll ever move back. The family says it's moving to Qatar to take up a foundation's generous offer to give the 14-year-old a full scholarship for high school and college, reports the Dallas Morning News.

The announcement came less than 24 hours after Ahmed met President Obama, who invited him to Washington last month after his high school in Irving, Texas, had him arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, which was mistaken for a bomb. Mohamed's parents and two sisters will be joining him in Qatar.

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