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“These are all lies. As parents, we know they are lies. But if a child’s confidence is built on the false god of feeling special instead of knowing that he or she is special, that child is likely to believe what the world says,” advises Croyle. He chose not to play professional football, but to start a home for abused and neglected children. In 1974, he established Big Oak Boys’ Ranch, which today includes a girls’ ranch and a Christian school. “The wise parents I know have taught their children that their self-worth is not built on the distorted view of how they look on the outside but on what they are on the inside.”