Password Protected Excel Workbook - Forgotten Password

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A coworker has password protected my workbook in Excel.  I am able to unprotect specific sheets of my workbook, but cannot unprotect the workbook as a whole.  He forgot the password and did not realize it was not necessary.  Is there a way to remove the workbook password without recreating this wheel?  Thank you for your input.

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You can edit the underlying xml of the workbook to remove the protection
HOW DO I DO THIS?