One year after receiving heart transplant, boy celebrates ‘heartiversary'
May 8, 2015 10:32 PM - Owen Payton turned 9 in March, but the date of May 8, 2014 will always have special meaning for him and his family. Friday marked one year since Owen received a lifesaving heart transplant, and his family celebrated a "heartiversary.""Every day, we're thankful and grateful," said Christina Payton, Owen's mother. "We're just celebrating life today."