"I got to live out a dream with WWE, but I feel almost more important was being done with it, and being okay with being done with it. I remember well what it was like to be a kid, and I hope I never lose that. I just love interacting with them."
Croft has also written and illustrated "No Beard," a book for kids that's based on a pirate's struggle for self-confidence. 1,000 copies of the book have been printed and are available through Amazon or MascotBooks.com. He talked about working on the book:
"At first I thought it would be fun to illustrate one. And then as I thought about it more, I'd get these ideas in my head."
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