How do you delete a duplicate profile you created accidently?

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WikiTree profile: Kathleen Lennon
in WikiTree Help by Julie Clough G2G Crew (400 points)
recategorized by Dorothy Barry

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Hi Julie, WikiTree doesn't allow us to delete profiles, instead you merge it to the other profile and then clean up the narrative afterwords. 

Looks like you already compared the two, so go ahead and continue the process of merging them. Comparing Lennon-647 (L) and Lennon-381

The next step is to wait for the profile manager of Lennon-381 to approve the merge. (You may want to email her and let her know its a duplicate and why it is one while you wait for approval). 

by Dorothy Barry G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
selected by Sandi Wiggins

Looks like the profile manager of Lennon-381 hasn't used WikiTree since November 2014 so if she doesn't respond to your email  you may have to wait 30 days to complete the merge. says:

"If a Pending Merge is ignored for over 30 days — if the Profile Managers do not complete the merge, reject it, or set the profiles as Unmerged Matches within a month — it will be cleared for any Wiki Genealogist (any signer of the Honor Code) to complete, reject, match, or remove it as they deem appropriate".

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