You could have put the response in the second character dialog, kinda like this:
But it is funnier and more ironic with the amish character saying it...
That's not funny at all--my 9th grade science teacher actually did die midway through the year.
It wasn't all bad, though. The school must've felt sorry for us, since they gave us one of those really bad subs who can't keep a class together if her life depended on it (just like the rest of my teachers, but more so).
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