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When should I avoid the passive voice? When might I use it?

An opinion exists that overusing of the passive voice can make writing harder for reading and understanding. Is it true for all kinds of writing? How to follow this advice without overemphasizing it? ...
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When *should* I use passive voice?

Is there ever a good time to use passive voice in nonfiction?