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This week on “Sunday Morning” (October 13)


COVER STORY: Trans young people
In 2014 Rita Braver met with children grappling with a very grown-up issue: gender identity. Five years later she met up again with them to see how their lives have progressed.

      
ALMANAC:
Greenwich time

      
DESIGN:
The Indy Idle
Tom Battista is the kind of guy who tends to veer off the beaten path – specifically, a small triangle of land wedged between traffic-choked freeways in Indianapolis. There, Battista has created a quiet oasis, a park for people to sit and gaze at drivers stuck in traffic. Luke Burbank reports on the inspiration behind the tiny park known as the Indy Idle.
      

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Actress Mariska Hargitay (right), with CBS News’ Michelle Miller. 

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TELEVISION: Mariska Hargitay
Michelle Miller sits down the actress, star of TV’s long-running “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” whose off-screen work is to promote victim’s rights.

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BROADCASTING:
Play by play
Beginning this year radio and television sports broadcaster Jason Benetti became the fulltime play-by-play announcer for the Chicago White Sox. Benetti, who has cerebral palsy, spoke with Scott Simon, of National Public Radio, about his remarkable career.

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HARTMAN:
TBD

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Elton John performs on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour.

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MUSIC: Elton John
The singer who is on a farewell world tour has just released his first official autobiography, “Me: Elton John.” Tracy Smith reports.

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PASSAGE:
TBD

        
POLITICS:
Andrew Yang
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang will be among the 12 contenders on stage at the Democratic Party debate in Westerville, Ohio, on October 15. Nicholas Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Wired, sits down with the entrepreneur to talk about his campaign.

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OPINION:
TBD

        
CALENDAR:
Week of October 14
“Sunday Morning” takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

      
NATURE:
 TBD
        

WEB EXCLUSIVES: 

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A group of prothonotary warblers and one worm-eating warbler enjoy a drink, just after arriving on the Texas coast from South America during spring migration.

NATURE UP CLOSE: The massive decline of bird populations
The U.S. and Canada have lost 29% of their birds over the past 50 years, as species are subjected to habitat loss, pesticides, predation, and climate change.
      


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