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Hi Bonnie! I'm very sorry to hear about the trouble you're having reactivating your iPhone. To reset your Apple ID password, you can go to:
Once you've reset your password, you should be able to reactivate your iPhone and get back to work (and, more importantly, to enjoying your vacation)!