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    Tenses

    I have got the following text and I wonder whether both tenses might be possible: (the words in brackets are giving the second version)
    A journalist is reporting from a disaster area. "One of the buildings was badly hit by last night's storm. Only one person was injured. He was (is) one of a group of four who had spent (spent) the evening at a pub. On their way home they were walking under a tree ...

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    Re: Tenses

    Yes, either one would work in that context.

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