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Mel Brooks and his son explain social distancing for you

Legendary comedian Mel Brooks and his son took to Twitter with a very funny — but also very important — message about social distancing. Mel Brooks, 93, is in the group deemed high risk as the spread of COVID-19 continues due to his age . His son, Max Brooks, said he is practicing social distancing so that his father — nor any of his father’s famous friends and fellow legendary figures — get sick.