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Swift Optionals Task 1 of 2 (LOST!!!)

I have been working on and off of the two optional tasks for swift for the last week and I'm stuck!!!

The search function below returns a name if it is found in the array and an empty string if it is not found. Modify the search function to return an optional instead of just a String. In addition, you have to make sure the function returns a nil if the name is not found in the array.

I've learned a lot in the forum's...if anyone could break this one down for me it would be much appreciated??

func search(#name: String) -> String { let names = ["Doc","Grumpy","Happy","Sleepy","Bashful","Sneezy","Dopey"] for n in names { if n == name { return n } } return "" }

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