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Hollywood takes note In 2002, Real Women Have Curves was Ferreras film debut (pictured, left, with Lupe Ontiveros). Critics across the board applauded her, and the Boston Globe observed that Ferrera had the charisma of a young woman who knows how to hold the screen. Ferrera followed her big-screen debut with The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Lords of Dogtown in 2005.
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