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'Sisterhood' fits the experience of teenage girls

Four of Hollywood's smartest young actresses play lifelong best friends in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

The title of the film, which opened yesterday, refers to a magical pair of blue jeans that fit each girl perfectly despite their very different body types. The producers were lucky to get Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively and Amber Tamblyn to even read the script, let alone get past that gimmick.

"That script just sat on my desk for months," admits Ferrara, star of the acclaimed independent drama Real Women Have Curves and an international relations major at University of Southern California. "My agent was like, 'Have you read it? Have you...