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Nikon S210- my son sat on the camera by mistake

\015 I have a Nikon S210 and my son sat on the camera by mistake while it was turned on. Now the lens is in stuck half way open , and although it seem to try to open or close, it does not go in or out. The "lens error" message is displayed on the screen.\015\012\015\012Any idea how to fix it ? Can it be opened ? Maybe the gear is stuck somehow ?\015

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