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    Have suffered

    I am wondering if my sentence is correct regarding the use of the present perfect.
    1. John's parents have suffered from depression and now he suffers from it himself.

    Or could I use the simple past and write:
    2. John's parents suffered from depression and now he suffers from it himself.

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    Re: Have suffered

    You could use either.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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