Using the word "had"?

Using the word "had"? Topic: Paragraph writing about city life
June 17, 2019 / By Benedict
Question: Okay we have to write a story for my creative writing class. I was wondering about "had", Involving tenses. In this paragraph, the character is recalling the death of his mom when he was a child. He's talking about the past. So I was wondering about my "had" usage. Is it right? Or should I take them out? I was thinking it was right since it's in the past and his mom is dead. but I'm not sure. when am I supposed to use it? I was never really that much of a crier. Mom had taught me from an early age that life goes on. She had taught me everything. From my eccentric outlook on life to the way I act, every piece of me is because of her. She had always said bluntly that tears wouldn’t get me anywhere far. Being simple-minded back then, I didn’t quite get it, but the more I thought, the more it made sense. Ironically, the only time I remember bawling my eyes out was the day we lost Mom. I felt empty, like someone had ripped my heart in two and stomped it into the dirt. Confused, lost, like a puppy in the big city. And robbed, robbed of the only soul I could count on. I couldn’t stop shivering, trembling, shaking my head in disbelief when doctors had pronounced her dead. The person who had taught me everything I knew and believed was gone. Hell, who wouldn’t have been depressed? It was the worst day of my life. I knew that Mom had taught me not to cry, but somewhere in my heart I also knew that she would’ve made an exception right then and there.
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Ab Ab | 2 days ago
had is past tense and you can use the word, but not so much,there are other past tense words you could've used!
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