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Ming-Na Wen: 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' role makes me a cool mom

Ming-Na Wen says her role as ace pilot and weapons expert Melinda May on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." has convinced her children that she's cool. "They love the show," says Wen. She says that when her 9-year-old son, Cooper Dominic, saw the show about the Marvel Comics organization debut at San Diego Comic Con in 2013, "He was like, 'Mom! I didn't know you could fly a plane. That is so cool!'" Wen says her son and her 14-year-old daughter, Michaela, are especially amazed because her kick-butt TV persona is so very different from the mom they know — a "girlie girl" who loves wearing sundresses. "I laugh all the time and...

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