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Nintendo DS Original snapped in half

OK, so 4 wires are broken, the ribbon cable which I have ordered a spare part for and then the other 3 wires I need help with.

There are 2 (one black, one red) running from the left board to the right and then another one (black again) running from the right into the bottom half (which has snapped also because the top is completely seperated from the bottom).

Does anyone know the exact wire these are and how I can fix/replace them?

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If you can't glue it to gether then go find your receipt and go to the store and buy a new one

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