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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Many people call him the “real life Rocky”.

Philadelphia’s Vice Papale’s unlikely journey to football fame as an Eagles walk-on has made him an institution. But Vince’s wife, an accomplished athlete herself, says some women are making a big mistake with their kids.

Janet Papale is a lot more than the bartender she was portrayed as in the movie about her husband’s Eagles career, Invincible. A world-class gymnast and nationally renowned coach, Janet’s coached hundreds of kids, but she says when it comes to her own, she wants to be their mother, not their buddy.

“Don’t try to be your kids buddy. There’s plenty of time for that when they’re grown up.”

Janet and Vince have worked together on the new book, “Be Invincible”,

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Reported By Wally Kennedy, KYW Newsradio

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