My heart sank when I read that Tom Daley had been the victim of bullying. This time last year I caught the train to Plymouth, where Rob, Tom's dad, picked me up in the family's sponsored, A-Team style van and drove us to Tom's very normal comprehensive school to pick up the diving prodigy. The cameras rolled as we waited for the 14-year-old to emerge. In the meantime, the odd kid jumped into shot to flash us a victory sign and a smile but none of them seemed all that bothered that we were there. "They're used to the media," Rob explained. "We get quite a lot here at school."
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