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People Are Using #AfterSeptember11 To Share Their Stories Of Discrimination

"My mother told me not to tell anyone my ethnicity and not to speak my language in public because she was afraid for me"

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On Sunday, the world observed the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, and honored the lives of those lost in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.

A tweet from Ahmed Mohamed, a Texas student who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school in 2015, was retweeted more than 25,000 times.

#afterseptember11 I got falsely accused, humilated, and fingerprinted at age of 14.

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