* In the movie, on graduation day for both Francie and Neely, when Francie lets her mother hold the flowers she got for graduation. Made even more meaningful by the fact [[spoiler: Johnny paid for them before he died]].
* Mr. [=McShane=], in his bumbling but heartfelt way, proposing to Katie, and her accepting.
* Neeley and Francie saying goodbye before she leaves for college.