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attr_accessor :item, :done, :time_created
def initialize item_name
#what we need for a new item on the todo list.
#when the item was created.(optional)
@time_created = Time.now
#the string that is displayed that's identified.
@item = item_name
#whether it's done or not
@done = false
end #of initialize method.
end # of todo class.