And then I made a decision that would change my life forever. To make my soup without radishes. And to raise you as my own son. Xiao Po, my little panda. And from that moment on, both my soup and my life have been that much sweeter. [sniffs] And, little Po, that's the end of the story.

Mr. Ping to Po describes his decision to keep him, forfeiting a soup without radishes. The scene is flashed back to that day in Mr. Ping's kitchen. He is very emotional at the end of retelling the story.