The Zen Hospice, where Miller was executive director, suspended activities last year due to a lack of funding, but Miller remains on a public mission to “depathologize death.” “I think my silhouette, the shape of my body, is of comfort to my patients on some level, ” BJ Miller says. In 1990, the palliative care doctor lost both legs below the knee and his left arm below the elbow when 11, 000 volts of electricity shot through his body after he scaled a commuter train with some friends. Miller is now a celebrity of sorts, applauded for the innovative approach to palliative care he took at the Zen This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-One Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 51 Emily Gernild The Danish painter breathing new life into an old medium. Arts & Culture Food Issue 51 Imogen Kwok The artist takes food styling quite literally, creating accessories out of fruits and vegetables. Arts & Culture Design Issue 51 How to Make a Chair And do it on a tiny budget. Arts & Culture Issue 51 Odd Jobs The comedian with strong opinions about your home décor. Arts & Culture Issue 51 Tall Order The hidden depths of height. Arts & Culture Films Issue 51 Vicky Krieps An interview with the actor.