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NEW! The Trifecta Strategy uses 3 to the Third Power to solve your brick walls. It uses Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org and one other genealogy repository of your choice (like FindMyPast.com or MyHeritage.com). Breakdown those brick walls with this new strategy. The Trifecta Strategy is designed to keep you focused on a