Springsteen Shows Up for Son's Swearing-In as Firefighter

Jersey City Mayor's Office Bruce Springsteen hugs his son Sam Springsteen after he is sworn in as a Jersey City Firefighter at City Hall in Jersey City N.J. on Tuesday Jan. 14 2020

Springsteen's son joins Jersey City Fire Department

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With his famous parents looking on, Bruce Springsteen's son was sworn in Tuesday morning as a Jersey City firefighter at City Hall.

Sam's older brother Evan, 29, also showed his support by attending the ceremony.

Sam Springsteen and 14 other new officers were officially sworn in at City Hall, bringing the Jersey City Fire Department's total to an all-time high of 666 firefighters.

And the Boss and his leading lady, Patti Scialfa, had front-row seats for the big moment. "I'm just excited to be here".

Jersey City officials say this is the fire department's 10th class since Fulop took office.

Sam, 25, joined the department as a trainee over the summer, fulfilling a lifelong dream to join the fire service, Scialfa said in an Instagram post at the time. "JC firefighter... Stay safe. love your courageous heart", the mom wrote.

Asked if becoming a firefighter had been hard, Sam Springsteen simply said, "It wasn't easy".

Bruce Springsteen, center, and Patti Scialfa, right, applaud as their son Sam Springsteen is sworn in as a Jersey City, N.J., firefighter.

More than 200 firefighters have been hired since 2013.

The youngest of Bruce and singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa's three children had been a member of the Colts Neck Fire Department close to his folks' home.

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