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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2010, file photo shows Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick talking to children as part of the Humane Society of the United States' "End Dogfighting" outreach program,  at the Overtown Youth Center in Miami. The convicted dogfighting-ring operator tells TheGrio.com in a video interview that he genuinely cares for animals and one day hopes to have a dog as a household pet. Vick says it would a "big step" in his rehabilitation process. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2010, file photo shows Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick talking to children as part of the Humane Society of the United States' "End Dogfighting" outreach program, at the Overtown Youth Center in Miami. The convicted dogfighting-ring operator tells TheGrio.com in a video interview that he genuinely cares for animals and one day hopes to have a dog as a household pet. Vick says it would a "big step" in his rehabilitation process. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

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