How to add dry facts to a story

I'found that if I need to put in some backstory or information that does not fit in anywhere else, that I can do it in a usually boring task that a character does ( i.e. on a long walk). At this point the character can become introspective or you can introduce the information and when you resume the story the break in the story has filed the time for the character to "get to where he is going" and the break gives the reader the realism of the time lapse in completing the task.

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