Corn tortillas - what's the secret?

What's the secret to using corn tortillas - as tacos or even as enchiladas - and not having them break apart as soon as you pick them up? We've tried national brands and local brands and can't seem to find a corn tortilla that doesn't crack as soon as you bend them. We typically heat them in the microwave with a damp towel - is that our error? Poor kids had to eat chicken tacos tonight with spoons...

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