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His hero, Bruce Springsteen, is a gazillionaire, but he still manages to come across as a regular guy, so perception is reality.
“Bruce – Spoke to someone very senior in State (confidentially),” wrote Lynton.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say State Department Blessed Kim Jong-Un Assassination in ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or there he is, matching leather jackets with a baby-faced Bruce Springsteen.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It rests in the message of hope in songs so many young Americans admire: New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen.
I think some of the energy of the performance came from Bruce deciding, 'I'm going to claim this song back from Reagan.'
Bruce, as he had arranged, was in reserve with Carrick and the Isles.
And, on the other hand, she saw Bruce leap up to the very apex of popularity.Counsel for the Defense|Leroy Scott
"That was swell of you, Bruce," she said, with an admiring smile.Bruce of the Circle A|Harold Titus
"Nevertheless, she's going to have 'em," declared Bruce with undisturbed geniality.Miss Pat at School|Pemberton Ginther
Bruce promptly mounted his horse, and rode day and night to his castle of Lochmaben.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
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Word Origin and History for bruce
a Norman surname, but etymology from Brix (place in La Manche, Normandy) is now considered doubtful ["Dictionary of English Surnames"]. Originated in Britain with Robert de Bruis, a baron listed in the Domesday Book. His son, a friend of David I, king of Scotland, was granted by him in 1124 the lordship of Annandale, and David's son, Robert, founded the Scottish House of Bruce. As a given name for U.S. males, most popular for boys born c.1946-1954.