Former Commercial and Military Pilot, Donald J. Smith, Releases New Website in Advance of Upcoming Book Launch

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Former commercial and military pilot Donald J. Smith is launching a new website in advance of the publication of his book, When Dreams Take Flight. The website will contain information about Donald, the book and how to pre-order; the book will be released April 7, 2015, by Next Century Publishing.

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Every instance of determination in the face of adversity had brought me to this moment of triumph.

Don Smith, former commercial and military pilot and author of the upcoming When Dreams Take Flight to be published in April by Next Century Publishing, announces the launch of his new website at This website will feature pre-ordering information for the upcoming book, information about Don and weekly blog content posted by the author in which he offers motivational tips and insights on succeeding in living out lifelong dreams based on his own experiences.

Donald J. Smith was born into a very poor family but never had a "poor mindset," according to his book. He believes that optimism is the key to pulling out of any bad situation, and his optimistic attitude, coupled with hard work and determination, led him from a life of poverty to realizing his own dream of becoming a pilot.

After joining the Air Force at 18, Don began as a mechanic and worked his way up to pilot. His story of overcoming daunting circumstances serves as an inspiration to others to accomplish their own goals. "If you can just get the 'I can do anything' frame of mind, then you can," says Don Smith.

When Dreams Take Flight will launch on April 7, 2015, through Next Century Publishing. The result of years of experience and a collaboration with his daughter Yolanda to share his journalings with the world, this book will inspire others to push hard for their own dreams. For more information about this book and about Don's history and experiences, see his website at

About Donald J. Smith:
With an incredible story of working his way from extreme poverty to ultimate success in his chosen field, Donald J. Smith's new book When Dreams Take Flight will serve as an inspiration to everyone who has ever struggled to attain dreams. Don's book is the result of years of experiences and chronicles his ascent from a poor child to a successful military and commercial pilot.

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