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Import pipe-delimited text data that contains multi-line fields

Hi,

I have a pipe-delimited text file that has multi-line fields.

test.txt
I need to import this file to MS Access or Excel (this was exported out from Oracle).
The desired results are :

results.xlsx
However, there's a line space ('cr lf') after every line, and when I import it to Excel, they get separated to different lines even though they should all be in one cell if they are between pipes.
How can I import this to Excel as 3 column, multi-line?

Thank you.
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Jim P.

8/22/2022 - Mon
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