Interview with WWII Veteran John J. Broderick's wife, Patricia, at Orlando VA Medical Center, May 26th, 2010. Veteran Broderick served in the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers 504 Division out of Fort Bragg. John J. Broderick was in his second year of medical school when he left school to enlist and serve his country in WWII. Veteran Broderick was injured at the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. Mrs. Broderick displays his photos and memorabilia from WWII. She shares her husband's experiences, her patriotism and recites the poem, "The Unknown Soldier" which her father, who was in the American Legion, taught her when she a little girl. Mrs. Broderick visits her husband every day at the Orlando VA Medical Center and honors each of the veterans who have made this country what it is today. She says she would like everyone to know, "Freedom is not free. You work at it every day and some of them carry the scars from keeping this country free."