By Tom Gliatto Charlotte Triggs
August 02, 2010 12:00 PM

>Nancy Pelosi’s daughter, 39, debuts her latest documentary—Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County—on HBO July 26.

WHY DID YOU MAKE THIS?

I took my kids [Paul, 3, and Thomas, 2] to Disneyland, and we saw all these people who live in the motel across the street. Paul started asking me, “Why doesn’t that boy have shoes?” He really made me think.

DID THIS AFFECT YOU AS A MOM?

Every mother in America, when her kid won’t eat dinner, says, “There’s a kid starving in Africa!” Now I’ll say, “Remember Zach in Orange County? He doesn’t have any dinner tonight.”

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