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Pivot Only 2 Columns of Data

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I'm trying to pivot a single table that contains 7 columns but I really only need 2 of them.  One column is called ID and the other is PROFILE_ID which is the one I want to transpose/pivot into 7 new columns based on the values originally returned.   I know I can use a union but I'm trying to simply it if when I have other scenarios similar to this that have more values like 27 that needs to get transposed/pivoted.  I tried a pivot syntax but it didn't seem to work for me or at least I'm doing it wrong.  I only need the 'ID' and 'PROFILE_ID' column from the original table that needs to be pivoted or transposed.  Below is an example of the original output and what I need or expect to get.  Thanks in advance!

Original Output from select * dbo.Table
Original Output
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Expected Output
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