Recover user from Active Directory

Unfortunately during cleanup processes, I deleted a user from active directory. I tried recreating the user, but when they log on, nothing is setup and they have no access to their outlook. How do I go about making active directory realize it's the same person so they can regain access to their old information and settings? I tried the windows support links found in various posts on this sight, but it's gibberish to me. I'm a novice at this, so if anyone can put it in plain english I'd appreciate it.
SysAdmin06Asked:
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trippleO7Connect With a Mentor Commented:
AD Single Object Restore (Tombstone- within 60 days of deletion)

http://redmondmag.com/columns/article.asp?EditorialsID=571

I've never had to do this myself, but I heard it's just this simple...
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
have you got a backup of the system state?
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SysAdmin06Author Commented:
Well, it seems I fixed the problem right before I left work yesterday. I re-created the user exactly as they were before, and it appears to have worked. They retained access to everything they had before, including email. Still giving the full points and a A rating to trippleO7 for the great resource, though. I had never heard of that method. I'll have to save that article in case of another boo-boo :P

Thanks to both of you for responding!
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