Cancer Survivor in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Brice Royer is a cancer survivor who did random acts of kindness for a year and healed himself from cancer without surgery, chemotherapy or medication. When Royer's doctor told him kindness is the best medicine, he took the advice to heart. He's known for writing the world's most read Craigslist's ad "Unconditional Love For $0" which has reached over a million views in days, for paying a stranger's rent for a year and raising funds to build a solar powered tiny home for a homeless mother. He started a movement called “Gift Economy” based on the concept of ‘Paying it Forward’ which was nominated for the 2015 City of Vancouver's Award of Excellence. His story is featured on CNN, CBS, NBC Today, Vancouver Sun, Global News, CTV, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, and international media.
In 2007, he founded and became the director of TCKID, a non-profit organization to serve Third Culture Kids a community membership now of over 23,000 and grown to include local chapters around the world. In 2011, he turned it over to new leadership to ensure the organization can continue to grow.
His perspectives have been featured on the BBC, ABC News, TED's charter of compassion, The Telegraph, the U.S Department of Defense and Education Week.
Brice Royer was born to a half French, half Vietnamese father and an Ethiopian mother who has lived most of their life abroad. He grew up in 7 different countries before the age of 18. He currently resides with his wife, in BC, Canada. He spends most of his time meditating, playing music, biohacking, and wishing chocolate Pannetonne would be every day, and not just during holidays.