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We Asked Oscar The Grouch And Grover For Some Tips For Staying Home. Listen To What They Told Us

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Work is on hold for a lot of Angelenos, meaning more time with their children (like, a lot of time, a whole lot of time), so we asked the friendly faces over at Sesame Street to share their advice on physical distancing for our younger fans.

While it's clear a grumpy Oscar the Grouch loves his trash, he loves it more when everyone stays far away from him -- like in their homes:

"I don't care if you're alone or safe at home with someone else, as long as you're not near me!"

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His neighbor, Grover, also weighed in with some tips for "practicing self-care" at home:
"Get some healthy exercise -- like sit-ups! And after sit-ups, you've earned a nice sit-down."

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We also reached out to the legendary songwriter Randy Newman to offer some words on physical distancing. He wrote us this great song instead: