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Bruce Springsteen Makes Cameo in Couple's Engagement Photos

Bruce Springsteen, left, poses with Ed Dwyer and Jennifer Smith as the couple takes engagement photos on Sept. 20, 2010, in Manasquan, N.J. Kella MacPhee

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Engagement photos usually don't feature three people, but a New Jersey couple made an exception for Bruce Springsteen.

Ed Dwyer and Jennifer Smith were having their photos taken on the beach in Manasquan, N.J., on Sept. 20 when Smith recognized Springsteen sitting on a bench.

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Dwyer was walking along strumming a guitar. Smith told the Asbury Park Press that "Bruce said to Ed, 'Play that box.'"

Ed responded, "No, you're Bruce Springsteen, so, here, you play."

Springsteen started playing the instrument and talked with the couple.

Dwyer says Springsteen was "real laid-back and chill."

Springsteen posed with the couple with the guitar, in his bare feet and wearing a flannel shirt.

Smith said they were lucky to run into the musician.

"We kept putting [the engagement photos] off, and then with the crowds during the summer we wanted to wait. Thank goodness we did," Smith, who called Springsteen one of the best musicians in history, told the Daily Record.

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