June 25, 2020
Engin Artemel, right, celebrates with Office of Historic Alexandria Director Gretchen Bulova during the 2018 Friendship Firehouse Festival.
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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.