I disagree. I'm a non-native English speaker so hopefully not disqualified from this debate... I love the past perfect and use it all the time because its logic and use cases are very clear. Actually, I get more confused about present perfect versus simple past. For example, I heard from someone versus I've heard from someone that (...that there is no intelligent life in the universe). Both make sense

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A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day

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Alexei Sorokin

Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day

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