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On beginning at the end with palliative care.

“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

  • Words:
    Ben Shattuck
  • Photograph:
    Gabriela Hasbun

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  • Words:
    Ben Shattuck
  • Photograph:
    Gabriela Hasbun
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