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Trying to convert STRING column into Array of Structs in SQL statement

BamBam
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I have STRING column in a DLT table that was loaded using SQL Autoloader via a JSON file. When I use the "schema_of_json" function in a SQL statement passing in the literal string from the STRING column then I get this output:

ARRAY<STRUCT<firstFetchDate: STRING, lastFetchDate: STRING, matchedObjectArray: ARRAY<STRUCT<highlightSnippet: STRING, matchedObjectAPI: STRING, matchedObjectAttribute: STRING, matchedObjectId: STRING, matchedObjectName: STRING, object: STRING>>, name: STRING, normDetailsAPI: STRING, normId: STRING, object: STRING>>

I am trying to figure out how to get this STRING datatype into a more structure format using a SQL statement.  

Thanks for the help.

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