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How can I insert two footnotes in the section headings?

\chapter[aaa]{aaa\protect\footnotemark\footnotemark}

\footnotetext{some text1}
\footnotetext{some text2}

When I use this syntax, I come up with a 12 appearing on the top of aaa (without any comma between 1 and 2) and both of the footnotes on the bottom of the page are numbered 2!

How can I change the numbers to symbols in the footnote?

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If possible, don't footnote titles; one footnote to a title is already too much, two are evil. I know this is used in some academic fields, but from a typographic point of view (and from the reader's point of view too) this is really bad. –  egreg Oct 8 '13 at 15:20
    
@egreg -- i agree about the undesirability of footnotes in titles. but what is an acceptable alternative, if a citation or reference must be given? –  barbara beeton Oct 8 '13 at 15:44
    
@barbarabeeton The first paragraph, for instance. Of course no footnote would be even better. –  egreg Oct 8 '13 at 15:46

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With the multiple and symbol options of the footmisc package.

\documentclass{report}
\usepackage[multiple,symbol]{footmisc}
\begin{document}
\chapter[aaa]{aaa\footnote{First note.}\footnote{Second note.}}
\end{document}

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Thanks for the prompt reply! Yet the problem is partly solved. When I use this syntax, only the second footnote is displayed at the bottom of the page! –  Farzin Oct 8 '13 at 16:46

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