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I need a way to convert a string like this:

{
    "event": {
                      "event_type":"method_Name",
                      "event_time":"1475692166",
                      "event_hash":"1234",
                      "event_metadata": {
                                                          "related_firstName":null,
                                                          "reported_secondName":"1234",
                                                          "reported_for_ID":null,
                                                          "event_message":null
                                                    }
                }
 }

into a python dictionary and I need to deal with the nested JSON array's as well.
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Walter Ritzel earned 500 total points
ID: 41830919
[code]
import json
new_dict = json.loads("{'1':'text'}")
print(new_dict)
[\code]
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by:alexmac05
ID: 41830940
strData = '''
{"event": {"event_type":"method_Name","event_time":"1475692166","event_hash":"1234","event_metadata": {"related_firstName":null,"reported_secondName":"1234","reported_for_ID":null,
"event_message":null}}}'''


#print(strData)

new_dict = json.loads(strData)
print(type(new_dict))
print(new_dict['event']['event_metadata']['reported_secondName'])
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by:alexmac05
ID: 41830941
This is the code with Walter's answer


strData = '''
{"event": {"event_type":"method_Name","event_time":"1475692166","event_hash":"1234","event_metadata": {"related_firstName":null,"reported_secondName":"1234","reported_for_ID":null,
"event_message":null}}}'''


#print(strData)

new_dict = json.loads(strData)
print(type(new_dict))
print(new_dict['event']['event_metadata']['reported_secondName'])
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