Q: What do I do to get my car started. Neither ignition key will start car

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Day before yesterday used the car all day. Around 5:30 key would not turn in the ignition. Got a ride home and got my other key which started the car. Used the car all day yesterday. Got home turned key off unloaded car. Forgot something from store. Got in car and nothing. Both my keys will not turn in the ignition.

My car has 133000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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