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When I Knew

18 EpisodesProduced by When I KnewWebsite

Hosted by Modern Family's Dana Powell and WYSP's Samantha Barlow, "When I Knew" explores the moments when our guests knew everything was about to change.Our spin off, "Light bulb Moments" is hosted by Broadway Actor, CorBen Williams and Samantha, who discuss the teachable moments life loves to throw… read more

18 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

When I Knew Yoga and Van Life Was My Calling

March 6th, 2020


Sarah grew up in New England where she attended the most exclusive schools and was well on her way to becoming an Olympic Rower. But when stress and …

When I Knew I am 1 out of 282,200 Working in the Trades

February 9th, 2020


This month Dana and Samantha welcome Erin, an affiliate of the IBEW Union of Lineworkers. Together the three commiserate on the state of the job market, especially the trades, and brainstorm ways to improve the world of …

When I Knew I Was Leaving New York City

December 21st, 2019


Sarah had a life in New York City that would lead any career driven person to jealousy. A full time job at an established company with nights and …

Light bulb Moments: Parents

November 15th, 2019


There is no manual for parenting, nor has there ever been or will ever be.  The moms and dads of the world are just out there doing their best and hoping they're getting it right. Samantha and CorBen sit down to talk …

When I Knew I wanted to be a Professional Dancer & Teacher

November 8th, 2019


Raeleen fell in love with dancing at a young age when she would join her parents at the Town Center for Square Dancing.   She was exposed to …

When I Knew I am Gay

October 18th, 2019


Our very own CorBen Williams joins Samantha to share his story of celebrating his sexual orientation. The two discuss everything from coming out to family and neighbors, dealing with classmates and a no nonsense look at …

Light bulb Moments: Growing out of Friends

September 26th, 2019


It happens to all of us - We live, we learn and we grow out of friends. In this episode, Samantha and CorBen share personal stories of moments when they knew their friendships that seemed built to last proved they …

When I Knew I had Chronic Illnesses

September 6th, 2019


On this episode we meet Sarah who has been living with illnesses like, Sjogren's Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Depression, and Anxiety for the majority of her life. Tune in to hear how she copes with these illnesses …

Light bulb Moments: Constructive Criticism

August 30th, 2019


In our new mini series, "Light bulb Moments" CorBen and Samantha sit down to discuss all of life's teachable moments and how they lived through them. …

When I Knew I Had Schizoaffective Disorder

August 2nd, 2019


In this episode we meet Scott who has been living with Schizoaffective Disorder for most of his life.

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When I Knew I Had Been Sexually Assaulted

July 5th, 2019


 Dana and Samantha welcome "Silvia" to the show to discuss how the Kavanaugh Trials and her daughter's recent rape resurfaced memories she thought …

When I Knew I am Transgender

June 7th, 2019


 Jason knew from a young age that he was born in a body that didn't suite what he knew to be true, but it wasn't until his early 30's that he realized that she is not Theresa. He is Jason and this is his story.  …

When I Knew I Wanted To Adopt

May 3rd, 2019


When I Knew I wanted to Adopt features one of our hosts, Samantha and her mother. Join us to hear about their journey to becoming a family.

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When I Knew I Wanted a Career as a Drag Queen

April 5th, 2019


On this episode of “When I Knew” we meet the fabulous Fifi DuBois, a stunning drag queen working in New York City. Explore the world of drag with …

When I Knew Music Would Save My Life

March 1st, 2019


On this episode of When I Knew, the hosts welcome Laura Dowding to the show. Join us as this talented singer/songwriter walks through her journey to …

When I Knew I Wanted to Join The Military

February 8th, 2019


When I Knew I Wanted to Join The Military: Join hosts Samantha, Addriana and Dana as they interview Lainey, an HM2 in The US Navy. Lainey shares what led her decision to join the military, how it has changed her and …

When I Knew I Was An Addict

January 10th, 2019


Welcome to, "When I knew" presented by Dicks & Politics. This is a monthly special edition episode we release in tandem with our weekly episodes …

When I Knew I Had Cancer

January 10th, 2019


This episode of Dicks & Politics is sponsored by The Infatuation • When I Knew I Had Cancer - Presented by Dicks & Politics•••Welcome to, …

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