Tripp shows up at the reception as Ben's guest. Bree thanks him for what he did for Karen. She also wonders why he wants to be with her after everything he knows. Tripp says that all Bree's flaws only make her human. He says this after planting a passionate kiss on her. Then he drags her out to the dance floor while he tries to get up the courage to ask her out on a date. Her kiss lets him know what her answer will be.
Susan tries to hook up her daughter with her obstetrician because she knows how hard it is to find a man when you're a single mom. Julie points out that she found Mike. They both agree that she was very lucky. This leads to a discussion about all the good time she had on the lane. She'll always be content to wrap herself up in those fond memories.
Lynette gives a speech at the reception. It's supposed to be a toast to Renee and Ben, but it's really a heartfelt message to Tom. It's a message of love. It's a message that lets him know that she's happy. Tom is, too. In fact, he's pretty sure they can both be happy anywhere—even in New York.
As Roy plays "Wonderful, Wonderful" for his beloved Karen, we're treated to a montage of events that include Julie going into the final stages of labor, Renee and Ben rushing off on their honeymoon, Gaby and Carlos dancing with their kids and Lynette and Tom racing to witness the birth of their grandchild. At the end of the montage, Julie has her baby as Karen takes her final breath. A new life is born as another fades away.