New Book Encourages Readers to Always Follow Their Dreams

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‘Living the American Dream’: A Rags-to-Riches Story reveals how hard work, patience and dedication equate to life’s success.

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“Living the American Dream: A Rags-to-Riches Story” is a refreshing and inspirational story of a poor kid who, despite the odds, made a big impact in the world.

“Living the American Dream: A Rags-to-Riches Story” (published by Trafford Publishing) unravels an incredible journey of a poor and proud small town southern boy, making good in life and how he drafted and retired from the Army and still experienced and lived the American Dream.

This book chronicles the amazing story of a freckled face little boy growing up poor in the Deep South, living pay check to pay check and living just above the poverty level. The hard work, dedication, perseverance and getting breaks along the way are his inspiration everyday and lets him hope that someday he will reach his ultimate goal.

“Living the American Dream: A Rags-to-Riches Story” is a refreshing and inspirational story of a poor kid who, despite the odds, made a big impact in the world. Everyone needs to know and understand that regardless of one’s social status, they can still make it to the top by hard work, dedication and the will to survive.

“Living the American Dream”
By MSG (Ret.) Ron 'Ole Sarge' Padgett
Softcover | 8.25 x 11in | 112 pages | ISBN 9781412033329
e-book | 112 pages | ISBN 9781490717968
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ron Padgett was born in Lyons, Georgia, and grew up in DeLand, Florida. He became a US Army draftee in 1970, refusing to go to Canada or Mexico to avoid the draft, transformed from a civilian by the military to a hard-rock soldier overnight. Despite all the financial hardships, he continued to thrive with a positive attitude and never gave up on his dreams.

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit trafford.com.

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