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Genealogists' Big Breakthroughs
6/11/2014
See the unusual ways that five Family Tree Magazine readers hurdled their research brick walls and achieved genealogical success. Their ideas could work for you!

Ever wonder how you got stuck with such a difficult family tree to climb? You can barely get your research off the ground, let alone reach the highest branches. Meanwhile, it seems other genealogists are tracing their roots back to the Middle Ages!

Don't worry: All family historians get research block sooner or later. And you don't have to be biologically blessed to break through it. Take a hint from these five winners of our Brick-Wall Busters Contest. They came up with creative solutions to some of the most common genealogical conundrums—and their methods are remarkably easy to employ. Give your research a boost by adopting these habits of highly successful family historians.

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