Transcript for Meet Bruce Springsteen's Firefighter
Reporter: Bruce Springsteen's career has been on fire for 40 years. ♪ I'm on fire ♪ Reporter: Now though just as the boss continues to burn up the charts with his most recent single "Just as fire would" his son Sam will be putting out fires as a New Jersey firefighter. Springsteen's wife posted this. "My youngest son Sam graduated from monmouth county fire academy tonight," #proud, #ourfamilyhero. No small task. He had to complete 188 hours of rescue training before graduating last week. Springsteen is known for his countless charity works and fund-raising performances and even brought along Sam to this 2008 rally for president Obama. He is an avid supporter of firefighters for years penning a song dedicated to 9/11 first responders called "Into the fire." ♪ Into the fire ♪ Reporter: But always most important to Springsteen is family. In 1991 he married his backup singer patty and raised his children in New Jersey. Evan who graduated from Boston college last year, Jessica a nationally ranked equestrian enrolled at duke and Sam. Referred to as the rock star of the working class Springsteen once joked with robin Roberts about his kids not listening to the messages of his music. They all have their own heroes and their own things they listen to and I'm roundly and well ridiculed at home. Reporter: But this morning it seems Springsteen's youngest son Sam was listening more than he let on. And more good news for dad Bruce. His new album debuted at number one on the billboard 200. His 11th number one so
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