Forwards by Mark Wahlberg and Carl Peterson

Vision To Victory


"Vince Papale and Denny Franks give new meaning to the term "special teams". Their against-all-odds story of life in the NFL and after will inspire you."

Ray Didinger
- Sportswriter and Commentator, Author, Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

"Like many of us who dare to rise above life's challenges, after reading Dennis and Vince's powerful story, it's easy to see how an unstoppable dream and fearless courage met 'victory'; The Last Laugh is full of energy, ideas, and inspiration. It's a winning formula for a brilliant life!"

Cathy L. Greenberg, PhD
- #1 Wall Street Journal, #2 New York Times, and International Best-Selling Authro, Radio Host and ABD's First Lady of Happiness

"Vince Papale and Denny Franks were great teammates.
They had an incredible passion for the game of football and the game of life. It is no surprise to me that they get the last laugh."
Ron Jaworski - Former NFL Quarterback, ESPN Commentator and Analyst

Dennis Franks

Dennis Franks is the Executive Vice President (and part owner) of Market America, Inc., and a top earner in the network marketing industry. He played football for the University of Michigan, where he was an All-Big Ten and second team All-American, and went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Detroit Lions. Dennis and his wife, Nancy, have two lovely daughters, Lauren and Katie, and a granddaughter, Izzy.


Vince Papale

Vince Papale is one of the top motivational speakers in the country, inspiring people across the nation with the story of an underdog who made good. Vince is the subject of the Disney movie, Invincible (2006), the story of his journey from being a thirty year-old teacher who’d never played a down of college ball to a key part of the Philadelphia Eagles squad. On the field as special teams captain, he and Dennis helped break the Eagles’ eleven-year losing streak. Years later, he won another crucial victory and survived cancer. He is married to world class gymnast Janet Papale and is the father of two children, Vince Jr. and Gabriella.

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