Col. Quincy Collins knows something about freedom.
Like most Americans, he knows what it’s like to live with it. But unlike most Americans, he knows what it’s like to live without it.
After being shot down over North Vietnam, the Air Force pilot spent the next seven and a half years of his life in prison cells in and around Hanoi.
Devoid of any freedoms, tortured and deprived, Collins said his time in Vietnamese prisons molded his future.