Mehmet Usta

Uncle Mehmet from Iskilip... From Kadir Tahtacı's lens...

  • 13.11.2016
  • Emre Bostancı

He is 89 years old. He is working as a shoe mender in İskilip for 74 years. His father forced him to return İskilip when he was living in the city at a young age. It took him a year in İskilip to earn the amount which he could win at the city in a month. Thus, he still expostulates on his father…

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