June 25, 2020
Engin Artemel, left, is shown at a celebration of his 80th birthday in 2018. With him is former Mayor Bill Euille.
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The story is one of family legend. When Engin Artemel first arrived in the United States from Istanbul, Turkey, he had $20 in his pocket and virtually no English in his vocabulary.