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#IStandWithAhmed spreading in Tampa Bay

Posted: 5:51 PM, Sep 17, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-17 17:51:21-04

Things continue to look up for a Texas teenager arrested after bringing a homemade digital clock to school to impress his teacher.

She thought it was a bomb.

Ahmed Mohamed's suspension from school is about to end, but the 14-year-old is thinking of transferring.

A former NASA engineer is offering him a scholarship to space camp. He is also received a scholarship offer from an international business school and has been invited to tour MIT.

We’ve also learned Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg would like to meet him. Twitter and Reddit have offered him internships as well.

Even the President invited him to the White House, an invitation he has accepted.

Locally, Peace House Productions in Tampa is addressing the hate speech, using humor to show how they feel about the situation.

The video posted to Facebook reached 40,000 people within an hour, now that’s doubled.

Ahmad Hussam saying he made the spoof to help break the stereotype of Muslims.

“The public is really rejecting the idea of islamophobia and he should have not been arrested for making a clock,” said Hussam, “this kind of stuff has happened before, it's happening now, and it's going to happen again, so we will always be there to try to raise that awareness and spread that message.”

Right now Peace House Productions is trying to pitch a series about Muslim crusaders to spread their message even further.