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Michael Vick

I Refuse to Hide

After Death Threats

3/14/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Michael Vick says he will not be bullied into seclusion after receiving serious death threats -- and vows to continue working with community service organizations in the wake of the scare. 

TMZ has learned ... Vick -- who cancelled his book tour after "credible threats" were called in to several Barnes & Noble stores across the country -- says he refuses to let his haters control his life.

Vick's rep tells us ... "Regardless of the past threats, he has millions of fans around the world and has been receiving countless messages of support. He will continue to keep an active schedule working with charities."

Mike will continue to work with the Team Freedom Outreach (recreation and visitation programs for youth detention centers) and the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization. We're told Mike has security measures in place in case more threats are made and plans on giving cops a heads up before he visits the centers.

"Mike is committed to helping make his community a better place," Vick's rep says ... adding, "[he] is determined to continue his work with charity and helping others."

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76.

MC    

Michael Vick paid the price for his horrible crimes. Leavenworth is no playground.

People commit horrible crimes against people and are forgiven. If Vick is working to give back and make restitution, that should be welcomed.

399 days ago
77.

Roxie    

Really people don't like u for one u did not do ur full time that u got on fighting dogs. I think what people do to animals should have them done to them sorry but that's the way I feel I had red nose Gatorade pit she died at 11 years old because of someone else. I have 3 more pits one I have to get rid of one too many landlord says so

398 days ago
78.

Paula    

Wish someone would break both his legs. Cant stand this POS. He didnt serve enough time for what he did. Please just go away. Oh his teeth are pretty disqusting you would think with his money he could get them fixed.

398 days ago
79.

spin    

Its articles like this one that allow all of you hateful devils to make the types of comments you make as it relates to hate. None of you cowards would do this on a face to face basis. You're the same group of gas can totin cowards that have ran around wearing pointed hoods and white sheets all your lives. Bottom line you don't give a **** about a dam dog, you are really the same rotten evil mofos you have been taught to be....Your parents should be proud. Nothing worse tha PWT

398 days ago
80.

Stephanie    

fans.. what fans.. anybody that idolizes this POS deserves all karma coming to them.. This POS should have never been let back in the NFL.. I dont want my kids looking up to something like this.. this waste of oxygen. VIK DO THE WORLD A FAVOR.. DO WHAT YOU DID TO YOUR DOGS.. WE DONT NEED SOMETHING LIKE YOU IN THE WORLD

378 days ago
81.

jill    

To the folks saying Michael Vick did his time & that we "need to get over it"...I have to ask...1) would you leave your child or family pet alone with Michael Vick? 2) do you believe if Michael Vick were a regular guy/a working middle class citizen he would have been welcomed back to his job? The only reason anyone even gives a crap is because Michael Vick is a rich nfl player. Very sad that some folks actually would want their children idolizing him! I would agree that those making death threats are no better than Michael Vick who we know IS a monster!

349 days ago
82.

Hamish    

this bloke should be put to death

345 days ago
83.

jodie    

Vick, I hear that you are going to help children? That is such a wonderful thing to do..that is the best thing to do. Children are our future .

263 days ago
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