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Need help with what appears to be a self join

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Suppose I have a table named "People", the first column is the ID,
the second is the FirstName and the third column is a character field
to indicate if a record is a duplicate record. I only need to flag the
duplicate records as duplicates, but not the very first record which belongs
to a group of duplicates. I think I would need to use a self join, but beyond
that I am lost. Can someone help me out please?

Table Before Query

ID     FirstName   IsDuplicate
12A    Nirma      
12A    Nirma
13E    Berry
13E    Berry
13E    Berry
13E    Berry
14A    Chastity
15X    Jim
15X    Jim



Table After Query. Duplicates are marked with a "Y" value
ID     FirstName   IsDuplicate
12A    Nirma        
12A    Nirma          Y
13E    Berry
13E    Berry            Y
13E    Berry            Y
13E    Berry            Y
14A    Chastity    
15X    Jim      
15X    Jim                Y
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