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Engin Artemel, a Living Legend of Alexandria in 2009, died June 17 at the age of 81.

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Engin Artemel Dies at 81

Former Alexandria Director of Planning spearheaded waterfront development.

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.


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