Gov. Christie orders state flags flown at half-mast honoring Clarence Clemons Thursday

Gov. Christie issued the following statement on the passing of Clarence Clemons:

“Clarence Clemons represented the soul and spirit of New Jersey,” Gov. Chris Christie, an avowed Springsteen fan, said in a statement. “His partnership with Bruce Springsteen and the rest of the E Street Band brought great pride to our state and joy to every fan of this music around the world. On a personal note, when I heard about the Big Man’s passing on Saturday night, I was struck with an overwhelming feeling that the days of my youth were now finally over. My condolences to Clarence’s family and all the members of the E Street Band.”

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