JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBS/AP) – Bruce Springsteen’s son is becoming a firefighter in Jersey City. Springsteen’s wife, Patti Scialfa, posted congratulations to their youngest child, Sam, on Instagram, Thursday.

She wrote that “you followed your dreams.” She told her son to “stay safe” and “love your brave heart!”

The 25-year-old took the civil service exam to become a firefighter in New Jersey’s second-largest city in March.

He has served as a volunteer firefighter in Colts Neck, where the family has a home. He was also a member of the North Wildwood Fire Department.

Springsteen and Scialfa have three children.

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